Leora May (Abbetmeier) GehmOctober 24, 1927 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 90)
Name: Leora May Gehm
Address: Mount Olive, IL
Died: Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 10:52 am Place: St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, Illinois
Born: October 24, 1927 Place: St. Louis County, Missouri
Father: the late: Ewald Abbetmeier
Mother: the late: Aetna Janca
Spouse: the late: Reverend Noel Andrew Gehm died May 23, 2015
Date of Marriage: October 10, 1953
Place of Marriage: Grace United Church of Christ, St. Louis, Missouri
Schooling: attended Mt. Pleasant Grade School and graduated from Cleveland High School, St. Louis, Missouri.
Occupation: Mother & Homemaker, also a flower arranger for Jeanette Scheller, Jody Zarr and Staunton Floral Gardens.
Church: A member of Peace United Church Of Christ, Jerseyville, Illinois.
Organizations: A volunteer for the USO
Interests: Enjoyed cooking, baking,canning, quilting and gardening. Always participated in activities at her husbands churches, especially enjoyed singing in choirs. Loved spoiling her grandchildren.
Survivors: 1 Daughter, Denise (Jay) Rademacher of Mount Olive, IL // 1 Son, Barry (Jo) Gehm of Batesville, AK // 2 Nephews, Louis (Debbie) Colmo of Imperial, MO // Andy Colmo of St. Louis, MO // 1 Grandson, Christian (Jostlin) Rademacher of Litchfield, IL // 1 Granddaughter, Alicia (Ethan) Murzynski of Hillsboro, IL;
Preceded in Death: Parents, Ewald & Aetna Janca Abbetmeier // Husband, Reverend Noel Andrew Gehm // 2 Sisters, Gerry Colmo and Charlene Mispagel
Visitation: Thursday, January 11, 2018, 6 - 8:00 p.m., Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, Il.
Funeral Service: Friday, January 12, 2018, 10:00 am Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL
Clergy: Reverend Dr. Don Wagner
Pallbearers: Son-in-law: Jay Rademacher / Grandson: Christian Rademacher / Grandson-in-law: Ethan Murzynski / Son: Barry Gehm and Nephews: Andrew and Louis Colmo.
Burial: Chapman Cemetery, Mt. Olive, Illinois
Lunch: for friends and family will be held in the Immanuel Lutheran Educational Building served by the Lydia Circle.
Memorials: Adopt-A-Pet // Dubois Center / Habitat for Humanity
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.