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Shirley Jeanette Gerig

July 8, 1929 - July 26, 2017

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Shirley Gerig

July 8, 1929 - July 26, 2017

Salem - Shirley Jeanette Gerig went to be with her beloved Lord and Savior on July 26, 2017, after a short bout with cancer at the age of 88. Shirley lived most of her life with her husband, Ray, on a farm just northeast of Salem. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Ray in 2008 and her grandson, Steven, in 1980. She is survived by her three children: Son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Mary Ann Gerig of Medford OR; daughter and son-in-law,...

Shirley Gerig

July 8, 1929 - July 26, 2017

Salem - Shirley Jeanette Gerig went to be with her beloved Lord and Savior on July 26, 2017, after a short bout with cancer at the age of 88. Shirley lived most of her life with her husband, Ray, on a farm just northeast of Salem. Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, Ray in 2008 and her grandson, Steven, in 1980. She is survived by her three children: Son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Mary Ann Gerig of Medford OR; daughter and son-in-law, Phyllis and Rod Blower of Redmond OR; and son and daughter-in-law, Dan and Lee Gerig of Salem OR. She enjoyed 7 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. A devoted Christian, Shirley taught many Bible classes in the American Missionary Fellowship and Child Evangelism, leading many little ones to the Lord. An avid gardener and china painter, her artistry was clearly evident in everything she created. A memorial service to celebrate her home-going will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2:30pm, at Emmanuel Bible Church, 8512 Sunnyview Rd NE in the Pratum area. It will be preceded by a graveside service for immediate family at 1pm at the Pratum Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Les Feldick Ministries, 30706 W Lona Valley Rd, Kinta OK 74552. Funeral arrangements by Howell-Edwards Funeral Home.



Published in StatesmanJournal on Aug. 6, 2017