Gertrude Emma Kaiser
December 10, 1913 - November 10, 2012
Gertrude Emma Kaiser, 98, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, November 10, 2012, at Autumn Meadows in Linn, Mo. She was born on December 10, 1913, in Cole County, the daughter of the late Philip Edward and Clara Helen Schleer Kaiser. A 1929 graduate of St. Peter High School, Miss Kaiser retired in 1978 as a secretary with General Adjustment Bureau in Jefferson City where she had been employed for 40 years. She was a long-time member of St. Peter Catholic Church and the Ladies Sodality. She is survived by eight nieces and nephews: Mary Martin (Edwin) Rackers, Jefferson City; Charles (Joyce) Kaiser, Jefferson City; Stephen (Lavonne) Kaiser, Houston, Texas; Mark (Debbie) Kaiser, Midland, Michigan; Dr. Michael (Suzanne) Cowley, Richmond, Virginia; Dr. Stephen (Ginger) Cowley, Birmingham, Alabama; Patrick (Joy) Cowley, Birmingham, Alabama; and Ann (Ron) Wallace, Birmingham, Alabama. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Rosemary Zelder, Sophia "Butsy" Cowley, and Ruth Oberlander; two brothers, Ed Kaiser and Julius "Bud" Kaiser; one niece, Ann Ihler; and one nephew, Philip Kaiser. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church with the Rev. Austin Okoli officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter Church Building Fund, 216 Broadway, Jefferson City, MO 65101. Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.