Brenda Ferguson (1941 – 2007)

Brenda J. Ferguson, age 66, a resident of Racine, died Friday, November 23, 2007 at St. Luke?s Medical Center in Milwaukee WI.

Born on May 4, 1941 in Appleton WI, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Rosemary (St. Louis) Ladewig.

She came to Kenosha after her birth and was educated in the schools of Kenosha.

In September of 1965 she married Gerald Grabot at St. Mark Catholic Church in Kenosha. They would later divorce. He would precede her death on February 12, 2003. On September 1, 1995 she married George Ferguson in Las Vegas Nevada.

For many years she was employed at Kenosha Savings and Loan. She would also work as a secretary at UW Parkside and later at Sun Foods where an injury would result in her retirement.

She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church and was a reader and a Eucharistic Minister.

She loved being a grandmother and was the #1 Fan for the grandkids in all of their activities. She rarely missed a game or any other activity they were involved in. She loved to travel with her husband as he was a truck driver that took them to all parts of the United States. She especially relished the ?grandkid trips.?

She is survived by her husband George of Racine; three sons Chris Grabot of Kenosha, Terry (Jennifer) Grabot of Kenosha, and Rick (Laura) Grabot of Paris WI. She is further survived by eight grandchildren Anthony, Savanna, Trey, Nicole, Jared, Gwen, Sarah, and Beau; two brothers Bruce Ladewig and Keith (Jane) Ladewig of Appleton WI and one sister LaRayne Bergo of Kenosha.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, and one brother Allan Ladewig.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 6:00PM at St. Peter Catholic Church in Kenosha at 2224-30th Avenue. Visitation will be held on Tuesday at the church from 4:30PM until the time of mass. Burial will take place at the Wolf River Cemetery in Fremont WI at 8950 Alpine Drive on Wednesday at 12:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Shalom Center.

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