Thelma Ford (nee Kahler), 73, of Brookfield, died Nov. 9, 2012.

Ms. Ford was the wife of Gerald “Jerry” Edwin Ford; the mother of Melanie Dawn (Roger Lee) Summers, Daniel Evan (Kim Yvonne) Ford and the late Rory Ford; the grandmother of James Lee Summers, Chantilly Dawn Summers, Sebastian Robert Shafer Ford, Kaitlyn Mae Ford, Nathan Elliot Ford and Ryan Evan Ford; the sister of Wilma Smith, Lois Lanier, Janice (Nick) Parrino, Elaine Casteneda, DeWayne (Alice) Kahler, Mavis (Tony) Guidice, Diana (Walter) Brown, Merlyn Kahler and the Loren Kahler, Lila Miatke, Arlon Kahler and Gerald Kahler.

Funeral services and interment are private.

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.