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Gertrude V. Krisman

May 18, 1924 December 28, 2020
Gertrude V. Krisman
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Obituary for Gertrude V. Krisman

Gertrude V. Krisman, 96, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020 at her residence at Buehler Home in Peoria.

Gertrude was born May 18, 1924 in Peoria, a daughter of Joseph and Marie (Ober) Stecher. She married Samuel Krisman on August 10, 1946. He preceded her in death on October 26, 2008. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, one sister and two grandchildren.

Gertrude is survived by three children, David A. (Pamela) of St. Joseph, IL, Bonny (John) Cronin of LaGrange Park, IL, and Steven J. (Patricia) of Winfield, IL as well as 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was a life-long Peoria resident who graduated from Peoria Central High School. She worked for many years as a bookkeeper at Bergner’s Dept. Store and was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church.

Gertrude was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She and Sam enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, dancing, traveling and gardening together. While she loved being outdoors, she found great pleasure in the game of golf, which she played weekly for several years. She thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Gertrude was happy at Buehler Home where she was very well taken care of by an amazing staff. While there she also enjoyed visiting with old and new friends, playing cards and Bingo and working on puzzles.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, January 4, 2021 at St. Philomena Catholic Church, with a one hour prior visitation. Fr. David Richardson will officiate and COVID restrictions will be followed. Burial will follow services at Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Philomena Catholic Church.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences at www.wrightandsalmon.com.

Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

4

Jan

9:00 AM 1/4/2021 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 1/4/2021 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Monday

4

Jan

10:00 AM 1/4/2021 10:00:00 AM
St. Philomena Catholic Church

1000 W. Albany Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

St. Philomena Catholic Church
1000 W. Albany Ave Peoria 61604 IL
United States
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