Tuesday, February 25, 2014



AGE: 76

ADDRESS: W2399 Spirit Wood Avenue, Ogema Township of Spirit Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:39 P.M. Monday, February 24 at the Memorial Health Center, Medford where she had been a patient for less than one day.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 27 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake

OFFICIATING: Pastor David Clements

INTERMENT: Cremainal Inurnment will take place in Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake

VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 27 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Rib Lake

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 3, 1937 in New York City, New York

EDUCATION: High School graduate of Forest Hills High in New York

MARRIAGE: Gerda was united in marriage to Wladyslav Z. Zurek and he preceded her in death in February 1985.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Gerda was a housewife and mother. She enjoyed reading and walking.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Son: Daniel Zurek of Pittsburg, Kansas

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: Hadrian and Avery Zurek of Pittsburg, Kansas

SURVIVING SISTER: Margaret Thomas of Forest Hills, New York


DECEASED MOTHER: Irma Thomas (Maiden Name: Mittendorf)

HONORARY PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren: Hadrian and Avery Zurek

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to be made in Gerda’s name to Hope Hospice 537 West Broadway Avenue Medford, Wisconsin 54451
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