Elyse Anne Geldermann-Pesola, 56, of Brookfield, died on July 26, 2015. Born on April 27, 1959, she worked in sales and in death care. Elyse Anne Geldermann-Pesola is survived by her husband, Michael Pesola Sr.; her father, Thomas A. Geldermann; her godchildren, Kathryn Geldermann, Michael (Emily) Williams, Hannah Geldermann, Lucy Happ and Bobby Murphy; her step-children, Jason (Keri) Pesola, Joel Pesola, Michael (April) Pesola Jr., Jessica Pesola and Nicholas Pesola; six grandchildren; her siblings, James J. (Vera) Geldermann, Nancy (David) Williams, Janet (James) Happ, Thomas G. Geldermann, Stephen R. (Carolyn) Geldermann, Katherine (Robert) Murphy and Robert (Dana) Geldermann; and 24 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her mother, Joan Geldermann (nee McHugh).
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 29, from 3 to 8 p.m. and on Thursday, July 30 from 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd., 9445 W. 31st St. in Brookfield. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary’s Church in Riverside at 10 a.m., followed by interment at St. Francis de Sales Cemetery in Lake Geneva. Additional information is available at 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com.