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Gertrude Townsend

Gertrude V. Townsend, age 98 of Shullsburg, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City. She was born June 16, 1917 in Boaz, the daughter of Clifford and Anna (Stadley) Gile.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church (344 N. Judgement St, Shullsburg) with Rev. Joji Reddy officiating. Burial will be in St. Matthew’s Cemetery. A visitation will be held Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Erickson Funeral Home (235 N. Judgement St, Shullsburg) where a scripture reading will be held at 4:00 p.m. There will also be a visitation Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church.  Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

For those who prefer, a memorial fund has been established in Gert’s name.

The family would like to thank Dr. Lori Neumann and staff at Shullsburg Clinic and Dr. Jeffrey White and staff at Epione Pavilion in Cuba City for their fine care and concern.

For the full obituary see the Oct. 29, 2015 edition of the Republican Journal.