Gertrud (Fehr) Hooks , Age 88

December 17, 1932 --May 05, 2021

Gertrud (Fehr) Hooks, age 88 of Baraboo, passed away on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at St. Clare Hospital, Baraboo, WI. Gertrud was born on December 17, 1932 in Giessen, Germany, daughter of William and Anna (Teitelbaum) Fehr.

Gertrud met her husband Cletus while he was stationed in Germany, serving in the Army, and during this time they fell in love. She and Cletus were united in marriage on May 29, 1953 in Frankfort, Germany.

Traveling with Cletus was one of the hobbies that Gertrud loved. She also loved bird watching, wood working, and spending time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband, Cletus.

Gertrud is survived by her children, Calvin (Loreen) Hooks, Peggy Hooks, Jackie Peterson, Jody Jensen; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Elke Hooper; sisters-in-law, Mildred (Clinton) Stephens, Jeanne (Al) Frey, Sharon Wildes; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Redlin Funeral Home with Pastor Roxi Gnatzig officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery.


deb zurbuchen May 14, 2021

friend sauk city , Wisconsin

Peggy and family, So sorry to hear of your Mom`s passing. She and your Dad were such a sweet couple. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Carol Calleia May 15, 2021

Former neighbor Reedsburg , Wisconsin

Dear Trudy! What a sweet lady she was and how sad I am to hear of her passing!