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May 31, 1946 - April 9, 2016

Trudy was born May 31, 1946 in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  She graduated from the Winona High School.   She lived in the Mabel area for over fifty years. She was a hard worker and worked at several places in the area.  She was a member of the ScheieLutheran Church and enjoyed camping, puzzles, making jewelery, traveling, fishing, riding horses, crossword puzzles, and especially her family. 

Trudy passed away Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, following a short illness, at the age of 69.

Trudy is survived by a daughter Anngel (Jason) Bruns of Lacrescent; grandchildren Matthew Wiste (Ann Erickson), Alvin (Diana) Colson, and Mitchell, Karissa, and Brandon Bruns; great grandchildrenCaedyn Wiste, Logan Colson, Quintessa Colson, Jazmine Colson, Alexander Colson, and Becky Colson; her mother Opal Fitch of Pickwick, Minnesota, brothers and sister Franklin (Cindy) Fitch, Jr. of Pickwick, Dorothy (Jonathan) Pettit of Rushford, and Perry (Tammy) Fitch, of Pickwick; and several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by Franklin Fitch, Sr., Irvin Dennis, Wayne Sorum, David Newton, special long-time friend Arnie Vigeland, and grandson Jareb Colson.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at the Scheie Lutheran Church in rural Mabel with the Rev. Mary Waudby officiating.  Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 – 8 Tuesday at the Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel and one hour prior to services at the church.

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