Thursday, September 9th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Gertrude Laux
  Gertrude Mary Laux, 89, Rockford, died at 1:45 a.m. Sept. 8, 2010, at Van Wert County Hospital in Van Wert.
She was born on Feb. 3, 1921, in Fordyce, Neb., to Zeno and Mathilda Schmidt Suing. On July 29, 1944, she married John Lamont Laux, who died Aug. 12, 2003.
Surviving are five sons, Ferdinand (Linda) Laux, Anchorage, Alaska, Duane (Lindy) Laux, McComb, Richard Laux, Mendon, Daniel Laux, Rockford, and Charles (Becky) Laux, Elizabethtown, Ky.; two daughters, Arillia Ann Gilbreath, Rockford, and Anna Marie (Don) McClain, Fort Wayne, Ind.; three brothers, Jerome, John and Daniel Suing; four sisters, Lorine Miller, Catherine Kock, Mathilda Suing and Clara Yeaton; 22 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a brother, James Suing; and four sisters, Mary Ann Smith, Helen Suing, Elizabeth Suing and Magdalen Cisney.
She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Teresa Catholic Church in Rockford. She was also a member of the church's ladies sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Ken Alt officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, where a rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Memorials can be made to the Celina Area Visiting Nurses.
Condolences can be left at ketchamripley.com.
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