Jane E. Gerdes

Apr 10, 1935 - Jul 17, 2013


Jane E. Gerdes, 78, of Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at 9:25 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Gerdes was a 1953 graduate of Lancaster Township High School. She was a member of the Majenica United Methodist Church for many years.

She was born April 11, 1935, in Lancaster Township to Mark and Ina Pulley Hacker. She married Eldon C. Gerdes on Dec. 21,1953, in Huntington County.

Survivors include a son, David M. (Cheri) Gerdes, of Columbia City; a sister, Marlene Bryan, of Huntington; two grandsons, Eric M. (Sheri) Gerdes, of Huntington, and Chad J. (Ashley) Gerdes, of Sarasota, FL; and two great-grandchildren.

Calling is on Sunday, July 21, 2013,  from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and for one hour prior to the service on Monday, July 22, 2013, at 11 a.m., at Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 203 N. Matilda St., Warren. Tristan Heyde will officiate. Interment will be at the Lancaster Cemetery, Huntington County.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St., Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Online condolences may be made at www.glancyfuneralhomes.com.