Gertrude C. Sowinski

Sowinski, Gertrude C. (Nee Valent ) Resident of New Berlin, born on March 2, 1925 passed to Eternal Life Wednesday February 12, 2014, age 88 years. Wife of the late William A. Sowinski Sr. Dear mother of Kathleen (Mark) Seiler, William (Colleen), Mary Beth, Jeanne (Bill) Harvey, and the late Diane Hryniewicki. Mother-in-law of Richard (Jeanne) Hryniewicki. Loving grandmother of Denise (Jeremy) Montpas, Barbara (Jeremy) James, Kathryn Harvey, Donna and David (Jessica) Hryniewicki. Great-grandmother of Elle James, Stella and Evan Hryniewicki. Daughter of the late Edmund and late Barbara Valent. Sister of the late Joseph Valent. Sister-in-law of Chester Sowinski and Geri Sowinski. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Visitation Mon. at Mary Queen of Heaven Church (2322 S. 106th St.) 9:30 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM. Private interment to follow at Holy Apostles Cemetery. As a young girl playing in a band, Gert was known as the "Sweetheart of the Accordion." In lieu of flowers, memorials to Mary Queen of Heaven Parish or .

Funeral Home

Bevsek-Verbick Funeral Home
10210 West Lincoln Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53227
(414) 546-4342

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from Feb. 13 to Feb. 16, 2014