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Monday, March 16th, 2009
Lauretta E. Gehm, 95, 2509 Oregon Road, Rockford, died at 11:31 a.m. March 14, 2009, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born Nov. 18, 1913, in Mercer County to Andy and Bertha Bauer Dietsch. On June 20, 1936, she married William Gehm, who died Feb. 21, 1987.
Surviving are two sons, Lowell (Pat) Gehm and Larry (Linda) Gehm, all of Rockford; a sister, Erma Lee Moore, Lyons; a daughter-in-law, Twlya Gehm, Celina; a sister-in-law, Helen Gehm, Rockford; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are a son, Dean Gehm; a brother, Warren Dietsch; and two sisters, Leola Bollenbacher and Norma Harsh.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Rockford. She graduated in 1932 from Rockford High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Catherine Costello officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and one hour prior to service Wednesday at the church.
Condolences can be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.
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