Kathryn Elsie (Meier) Gruber

Waunakee – Kathryn E. “Kathy” Gruber, age 85, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends after a brief illness, on Friday, December 28, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital.  She was born in Arena, WI on January 7, 1933 the daughter of Frank and Wilma (Zweifel) Meier.  She worked for many years for Chase Bank in the Trust Department, retiring in 1996.  Kathy enjoyed playing cards, all types of needlework and watching Badger sports.

She is survived by her son, Joe (Kim) Gruber; brothers, Don and Ken (Sandy) Meier; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Marvin and Harold.

We would like to thank BrightStar Care especially Kaila, Amy H. and Joan; the nurses at St. Mary’s Hospital - 8SW as well as her friends and neighbors at Westshire, especially Ed and Shirley Essert and Judy Nelson.

A Celebration of Life Gathering for Kathy will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at the Westshire Village Community Room, 5477 Westshire Circle, Westport.

To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

Ryan Funeral Home
& Cremation Services
2418 N. Sherman Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53704
(608) 249-8257
Fax: (608) 244-0782

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