Helen G. Kotlan,
Trudie passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the age of 88. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years Les. Loving mother of Judith (the late Carlo) Santoro, Stephen (Ginny) Kotlan, and Mary Ellen (Michael) Tschanz. Dear grandma of Todd, Lisa, Krissy, Stacy, Jason, and Stephen, Jr., and great-grandma of 8 great- grandchildren. Trudie is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Trudie was a previous member of the Greendale American Legion.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 4, from 4:00 PM until Celebration Of Life at 6:00 PM, at CHURCH AND CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 380 Bluemound Rd., Waukesha (4 blocks south of I-94 on the corner of HWY-J and JJ. Private interment to be held at Arlington Memorial Park at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Waukesha County Special Olympics appreciated.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Kirkland Crossings Arbor and Seasons Hospice for their loving care and compassion.
Read Helen Kotlan's Obituary and Guestbook on churchandchapel.com.