Annie Simdon

WHITEWATER — Annie Simdon, 89, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Fairhaven Senior Services, Whitewater, Wis.

She was born June 5, 1930, in Long Grove, Ill., to Herman and Hulda (Sell) Gehl.

On Aug. 15, 1992, Annie married Harvey Simdon Sr. at the London Moravian Church in London, Wis., where they were church members. They shared a home in Marshall for 16 years before moving to Cambridge in 2006. She had been a resident of Fairhaven Senior Services for the past five years.

Annie worked as a cook for the Marshall School District in Marshall, Wis. She also enjoyed her time working with two different banks in Fort Atkinson and Madison. Upon retirement, she began working at LSJ Sportswear in Deerfield. Annie enjoyed gardening and walking.

She is survived by her children, Donna (Jeff Menuey) Rowland of Cooke City, Mont.; Sam Rowland of Fort Atkinson, Wis.; Oral (Denise Sarantakis) Rowland of Whitewater; and Kaye (Aaron) Marty of Brown Deer. She also is survived by her husband’s children, Harvey “Dooner” (Barbara) Simdon Jr. of Jefferson, Tammy (Mike) Dain of Cambridge, Donna Brandt of Cambridge and Amy (Bob) Kilburg of Oregon. She is further survived by 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Joan Simdon of Lake Mills and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harvey; her brothers, Lawrence, Wilbur and Wesley Gehl; sister, Lorraine Engel; and sister-in-law, Helen Gehl.

A memorial service will take place on Wednesday, July 3, at 11 a.m. at the Nitardy Funeral Home, 550 N. Newcomb St., Whitewater, with burial to follow at South Koshkonong Cemetery. The visitation will start at 10 a.m.

Nitardy Funeral Home is serving the family.

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