|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1914|
|Death: ||Jun. 8, 2010|
SANDWICH — Gertrude B. Gord, 96, of Sandwich, passed away Tuesday, June 8, at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich.
She was born Jan. 26, 1914, in Baker, Ill., the daughter of Louis and Anna (Anderson) Wold. She was united in marriage to Orrin A. Gord on July 18, 1936, and spent 72 years of married life together until his passing in 2008.
She graduated from Leland High School and was employed by the Pants Factory in Sandwich and later after her children were older, was employed by CTS Knights Company in Sandwich before retiring.
She is survived by one son, Gary (Bonnie) Gord of Somonauk; one daughter, Glenda (Richard) Andrews of Leland; five grandchildren, Robin (Ray) Raupp of Sheridan and Jennifer (Albert) Alvarez, Stephani (Duane) Giesholt, Kristin (Roger) Duffield and Ryan (Becky) Andrews, all of Somonauk; 13 great-grandchildren, Ryan, Rachel and Ross Raupp, Jeremy and Christopher Giesholt, Aaron and Abbie Alvarez, Nicholas, Taylor and Amber Duffield and Carter, Whitney and Brady Andrews; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Orrin; her parents; four sisters, Arlette Wold, Mrytle Hanson, Della Voga and Burletta Johnson; and two brothers, Laverne and Marvin Wold.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Burkhart-Eighner Funeral Home in Sandwich with the Rev. Wayne Derber officiating. Burial will follow at Baker Cemetery in rural Leland. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of services at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials maybe directed to Salem Lutheran Church in Sandwich or the donor's choice.
Orrin A. Gord (1914 - 2008)*
Created by: Sherry
Record added: Jun 13, 2010
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