Beloved wife, mother, aunt, grandmother & great grandmother. Gertie was born January 29, 1926 in Galveston, TX and passed away May 8, 2016 in Plano, TX. Gertie was a graduate of Galveston Ball High School and was a long time member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sealy. For the last fourteen years, she had resided in Plano and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church. Gertie’s beloved husband of 55 years, Raymond, preceded her in death in 2008. She is survived by two sons, Charles and Edward, their wives Linda and Lana, and Raymond and Gertrude’s five grandchildren, Lauren and her husband Antonio, Andrew, Lindsay, Rachael, and Sarah, and great grandson Kyle; Gertie’s niece Myrna Ashorn and her son Chris and his wife Jacki and their daughter Kolbi.
Visitation will be Saturday afternoon , May 14, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:30 at the Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel on 4th Street followed by a memorial service at 3:30 and graveside services.