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Geraldine A. "Gerry" Gribler, 90, Ohio City, Ohio, died at 10:23 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at CHP Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert, Ohio.
She was born June 25, 1923, in Monroe, to the late Samuel E. and Laura G. (Roebuck) Haggard.
Gerry married Raymond Lee Gribler May 5, 1944; he passed away July 20, 2002.
She retired in January of 1975 from General Electric of Fort Wayne. She was a member of Olive Branch Church of God and the WCSC. She was a member of Liberty Grange and Pleasant Grange for more than 50 years. Gerry bowled on the Friday Niters and the couples bowling leagues. She enjoyed crocheting and baking cookies. Gerry graduated from Pleasant Mills High School in 1941.
Surviving are two sons, Allen L. (Bonnie) Gribler of Goodyear, Ariz. and Karl G. (Nancy) Gribler of Van Wert, Ohio; two daughters, Connie S. (Gary) Stevens of Ohio City and Mary E. (William) Schnepp of Van Wert; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Earland Haggard and her twin brother Gerald A. Haggard.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Cowan and Son Funeral Home, Van Wert, with Rev. Steven G. Waterman officiating.
Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City.
Calling will be held from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials may be made to Olive Branch Church of God or Ohio City Fire Department.
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