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Donna E Dietman Gerding

Streator, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Death 11 Oct 2010 (aged 84)
Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Burial Ottawa, LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 100374206 · View Source
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Donna Gerding, 84, of Ottawa, died Monday morning, Oct. 11, at Ottawa Pavilion.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa with the Rev. Jane Esterline, pastor of Park Presbyterian Church in Streator, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Donna was born Nov. 5, 1925, in Streator, to Charles and Margaret (Law) Dietman.

She served in the United Service Organizations overseas during World War II. She married Carl H. Gerding on May 17, 1952, in Ottawa. He died March 23, 1984.

She worked at Bakelite, Marie's Dress Shop and Sweet Dreams. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Ottawa, Delta Theta Tau Sorority and served on the Board of Directors for Easter Seals and Ottawa Regional Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by one daughter, Kerry Gerding, and one son, David (Lisa) Gerding, both of Ottawa; and three grandchildren, Drew, Lindsay and Dylan Gerding.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl; and two sisters, June Barron and Charlene Sparling.
Memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church, Easter Seals of La Salle and Bureau Counties or Ottawa Regional Hospital Auxiliary.

The Times (Streator Illinois) Monday, October 11, 2010




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