Trudene “Trudy” Alice Reusch , age 76 of Phoenix, AZ was called to her Heavenly Home on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Trudene was born in Portage on January 23, 1945 to Henry and Clara (Zacharias) Doepke. She met Roger Howard Reusch in Montello when they were in the 7 th grade; they married on December 10, 1966 in Milwaukee and together raised two daughters.
Trudy attended Montello Schools and graduated from Montello High School in 1963. She lived in Milwaukee before moving to Germantown. In 1996, Trudy and Roger moved to Phoenix, where she worked for Hertz Car Rental until her retirement. Trudy and Roger enjoyed traveling any chance they could. Their travels included Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, Costa Rica, Canada, France, England, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and Switzerland.
Trudy is survived by her husband, Roger and two daughters: Rebecca Reusch and Sarah (Michael Waraksa) Reusch. She is also survived by sisters-in-law: Donna Wegner and Marlene Doepke as well as many beloved nieces, nephews and friends.
A funeral service for Trudene Reusch will be held on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Trinity (Little Mecan) Church, W1164 Fern Ave, Montello. Visitation will be held on Thursday evening from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the Crawford Funeral Home in Montello and again at the church on Friday from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Pastor Brian Beardsley will preside and burial will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to Trinity Lutheran Church, N7691 15 th Drive, Neshkoro, WI 54960 or The Salvation Army.
Crawford Funeral Home of Montello and Oxford is honored to be serving the family. www.CrawfordFH.com