Obituaries Announcements

Ruth Gerdes
Hemmingsen Funeral Home in Auburn
Tecumseh , NE

Ruth E. (Mrs. Orville) Gerdes, age 89, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Belle Terrace in Tecumseh.

Survivors include her children and spouses Sandra and Leo Eden of Johnson, NE; Ronald “Tiny” and Rhonda Gerdes of Gretna, NE; Richard and Kay Gerdes of Wellsville, KS; grandchildren and spouses Lisa Eden Gobber and Rodney of West Des Moines, IA; Eric and Cindy Eden of Humboldt, NE; Kirk and Kristin Gerdes of Morgantown, WV; Joel and Nicole Gerdes of Lexington, KY; Katherine Elaine Gerdes of Gretna, NE; great-grandchildren Trenton and Taylor Gobber; Chyenne Eden; Owen, Dane and Anna Rose Gerdes; Gavin Gerdes; step-grandchildren AshLynn and Mitchell Seals; Mendell Rulla; Kayle and Adam Gibson; sister-in-law Marie and husband Alois Bell; nieces, nephew, many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be Thursday, June 12, 10:30 a.m., at St. John Lutheran (Stone) Church near Auburn with burial following in the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home in Auburn on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 8 p.m. with family greeting friends from 6 to 8.

Memorials are suggested in lieu of flowers.

Services are entrusted to Hemmingsen Funeral Home of Auburn.