VERONA—Glenys Maurer, age 95, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Ingleside Manor in Mount Horeb, Wis. She was born on Oct. 28, 1922, in Oxford, England, the daughter of Frederick and Lillian (Jones) Leonard. She was a riveter in an airplane factory during World War II. Glenys met Robert Maurer, an American Soldier, at a USO dance. They were married and had a son, David. In 1947, she came to the United States on the Queen Mary. Glenys raised four children on the eastside of Madison. When the kids were old enough to be in school, she started working at Gardner Bakery where she retired after 20 years. She spent her retirement in the Verona area. For the last 17 years, she lived at the Sugar Creek Senior Apartments where she met many friends and card partners. She loved the Badgers, Packers and Brewers and she enjoyed her many gambling trips to Vegas and Wisconsin Casinos. Glenys was a member of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Madison for over 60 years.
Glenys is survived by her children, Judy Hansen, Steven (Diane) Maurer and Robert (Joanne) Maurer; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and other family in England.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, David Maurer; brother, William Ivor Leonard; father of her children, Robert Maurer; and a special friend, Dennis Stewart “Scotty.”
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 220 Enterprise Drive, Verona, with Pastor Bernt Tweit presiding. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service. A Celebration of Glenys’ Life will follow the service at SUGAR CREEK APARTMENTS, 206 S. Marietta St., Verona.
Thank you to the many friends at Sugar Creek, including former manager Michelle, the staffs at Agrace HospiceCare and Ingleside Manor for their compassionate care.
“So pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and smile, smile, smile.”
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Ryan Funeral Home & Cremation Services
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