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Elizabeth Medesta "Eliza" Cassidy Gerdes
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1874
Gilman
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1940
Fargo
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

OBITUARY - FARGO FORUM - FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA - THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 11, 1940 - PAGE 10

Mrs. G. Gerdes Dies at Age 65

Mrs. George H. Gerdes, 65, of 1007 Eighth Street South, died in a Fargo hospital at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

She was born on December 22, 1874 in Gilman, Illinois. On March 17, 1893, she was married to Mr. Gerdes, now a retired Northern Pacific warehouse employee. She was the former Elizbeth Cassidy. Mrs. Gerdes was a member of St. Anthony's church here, and active in church activites. She was a member of WRC. She came to Fargo in October 1917.

She leaves Mr. Gerdes; a daughter, Mrs. J.F. Remore of Duluth; and three sons, Frank of Wenatchee, Washington, George, 721 Fourth Street North, and Harvey, 1007 Eighth Street South. Eight sisters and four brothers reside in Gilman.

The body will lie in state at the Boulger and Hughes funeral home today until afternoon, then be taken to Gilman. Services will be in St. Mary's Church at Gilman Saturday.

[Contributor's note: Graveside services were held at St. Mary's Cemetery in Gilman, not St. Mary's Church. There is no St. Mary's Church in Gilman.]

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George Herman Gerdes and Elizabeth (Eliza) Medesta Cassidy Gerdes were married on March 16, 1893 in Gilman, Iroquois County, Illinois.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Cassidy (1839 - 1905)
  Mary Fallon Cassidy (1839 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  George Herman Gerdes (1871 - 1962)
 
 Children:
  Francis Adrian Gerdes (1894 - 1980)*
  Teresa I Gerdes Remore (1895 - 1986)*
  George Gerdes (1898 - 1952)*
  Harvey E. Gerdes (1900 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katherine Cassidy Kerns (1866 - 1955)**
  Anna Gray (1868 - 1948)**
  Frank Cassidy (1870 - 1963)*
  Mary T. Clark (1873 - 1956)**
  Elizabeth Medesta Cassidy Gerdes (1874 - 1940)
  Thomas E. Cassidy (1878 - 1925)**
  Theresa Cassidy King (1878 - 1932)**
  Alice L. Frerichs (1881 - 1978)**
  Sylvester A. Cassidy (1883 - 1964)**
  Agnes Kelly (1887 - 1969)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Gilman
Iroquois County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section E, Row 3
 
Created by: Rachel
Record added: Aug 19, 2012
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Elizabeth Medesta Eliza <i>Cassidy</i> Gerdes
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Elizabeth Medesta Eliza <i>Cassidy</i> Gerdes
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