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Eileen Mae Gattshall


June 14, 2018

Eileen Mae Gattshall, age 91, passed away at St. Marys Care Center in Madison on June 5, 2018. She was born in Milwaukee the daughter of the late Hugo A. and Hazel E. (Berger) Gerlach.  Eileen graduated from Custer High School and then attended University of Wisconsin Madison graduating with BS and MSW degrees.  She worked as a therapist for 22 years for the Tri-County Human Service Center in Baraboo.  After retirement she enjoyed volunteering with the Kids Companion Program, Home Health Hospice and at the Sauk Prairie Hospital.  Eileen married Donald J. Gattshall on June 10, 1958; he preceded her in death on Jan. 27, 2014.  They enjoyed their children, time spent on Lake Wisconsin, traveling, bridge and their companionship of family and friends.

Eileen is survived by her 2 children, Carol of Madison and Mark of Oregon; sister in-law, Judy Gerlach; other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded by a daughter, Lisa and a brother, William Gerlach.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Concordia United Methodist Church or Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation.

A private family graveside service will be held in the Prairie du Sac Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at hooversonfunderalhomes.xom


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