Mary Gerold

Mary S. Gerold, 59, died of respiratory complications at her Port Washington home Sunday, June 24.

She was born in Port Washington on Feb. 5, 1960, to Arthur “Mike” and Hiltrude “Trudy” Jentges Gerold.  

Ms. Gerold graduated from Port Washington High School in 1978 and attended Milwaukee Area Technical College for a few years.

After traveling for a few years, she settled in Port Washington.

Her family said she was “a kind and generous soul” who enjoyed helping others, camping in Waubedonia Park in Fredonia and tending to her garden.

Ms. Gerold is survived by her brothers Steve of Perry, Ga., and Mike of Bastrop, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Gerald Gerold.

A celebration of life service was to be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Poole Funeral Home and Crematory in Port Washington.

Visitation was to be at the funeral home Thursday from 1 p.m. until the service.

Memorials to the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) of Ozaukee County in Mequon are suggested.




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