GERTRUDE DREWS 90 passed away peacefully on Friday afternoon February 8, 2013 in Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Medical Center. She was born September 25, 1922 in Lincoln, NE the daughter of Henry and Anna Marie (nee: Uhrich) Zeiler. Gertrude married Donald L. Drews on July 12, 1947 in Racine. He passed away May 6, 1970. She was a homemaker but over the years worked for Western Publishing and the Racine Unified school lunch program, retiring in 1995. Gertrude was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church. She loved spending time up north at Gary’s cottage on the lake, baking, cooking, and spending time with family and doting on her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Survivors include her loving sons, Richard Drews, Gary Drews, Duane Drews, and Ronald (Dawn) Drews, grandchildren; Heidi (Ben) Bramm, and Scott (Amy) Drews, 5 great grandchildren; Emily, Myjah, Claira, Amber, and Isaac, and two sisters Irene Bailey, and Gloria Bielefeldt. Gertrude is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, a granddaughter Jamie Drews, 2 sisters; Frieda and husband Marvin Barkley, and Helen and husband Earl Lee, 2 brothers Henry and wife Helen Zeiler, and Fred Zeiler, a niece Vickey Bielefeldt, and a brother-in-law Donald Bielefeldt, Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m.Saturday, February 16, 2013 in Strouf Funeral Home, Pastor Jane Fryda officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive guests on Saturday in the funeral home from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Lutheran Church’s day care program. The family would like to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Wheat Franciscan Hospital and Hospice for their loving and compassionate care of Gertrude during her final days.;