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Anna "Anne" May Gersch

October 5, 1925 — September 28, 2020

Anna May Gersch, 94, of La Porte, passed away on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of South Bend.

Anne was born on October 5, 1925 in Belleville, IL, to Edwin F. and Frieda (Mohr) Blum.

On June 3, 1944, she married Robert B. who preceded her in death.  Surviving Anne are her children, Richard (Deborah) Gersch of La Porte and Robert Gersch of Hickory Hills, IL; 6 grandchildren, Rachel Hill of Chicago, IL, Annie Gersch of  Raleigh, NC, Emma Gersch of Chicago, IL, Sarah Gersch of Wilmington, DE, Joshua Gersch of Virginia Beach, VA, and Nicole (Christian) Gersch-Moore of Jesup, GA; 3 great-grandchildren, Henry Hill, and Elizabeth and Savannah Moore; as well as 1 niece and 3 nephews.

She was preceded by her parents and brother, Fred Blum.

Anne was a faithful wife, a loving mother, and a good friend to many.  She loved preparing and sharing family meals.  Anne enjoyed reading books and playing all sorts of games, especially bridge and rummikub.  For many years, she served people in real estate as a realtor.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Carl Galloway officiating.  Cremation will follow the service.  Anne's final resting place will be at Beverly Cemetery, Blue Island, IL.

A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask.

Memorial donations may be made to La Porte Missionary Church, 104 E. 18th St., La Porte, IN 46350.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2020

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Service

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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