Irma Louise Gerrish

April 27, 2013

in Obituaries

Irma Louise Gerrish, 93, of Sedalia, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

She was born Sept. 16, 1919, a daughter of the late Charles and Louise (Krause) Ziegelbein. On Sept. 22, 1946, she married Eugene Gale Gerrish, who preceded her in death on Feb. 6, 2009.

Irma was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. She was a homemaker and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by a son, Randy Gerrish, of Sedalia; three grandsons, Sean Geer, of Kansas City, Ryan Gerrish and Joshua Gerrish, both of Sedalia; and a great-grandson, Brody Geer.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Pam Geer, one brother and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 30 at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Jeremy Freeman officiating. Pallbearers will be Chuck Ziegelbein, Rick Ziegelbein, Pat Ziegelbein, Bob Wheeler, Steve Wheeler and John Wolfe. Burial will follow in Highland Sacred Gardens.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel. Condolences may be offered online at

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