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Laura M. (Miller) Gess

August 31, 1925 ~ May 29, 2017 (age 91)

The Piano Brothers

Laura M. Gess, age 91, of Palmyra, passed away peacefully on May 29, 2017 with her family by her side at Lake Country Health and Rehabilitation.

Laura was born on August 31, 1925 in Michigan, the daughter of the late Delbert and Annis (Aiston) Miller.  Laura married Calvin Gess on November 9, 1943 and raised their family in Michigan.  Laura and her husband, moved to Palmyra 12 years ago.  She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church and was very active in bible studies and quilting.  Laura’s greatest joy in life was her family.

Loving mother of Larry (Diana) Gess of Elkhorn and Judy (Rick) Griffiths of Palmyra, cherished grandma of Laurie Weddle, Mark (Francis) Gess, Keri (Steve) Norris, Tara (Sharon) Gess, Amy (Ron) Butenhoff, Todd (Staci) Griffiths, Sean (Jody) Griffiths, great grandma of 17 grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Laura was preceded in death by her husband and siblings.

Funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 4:00PM at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 313 Main St. Palmyra with Pastor Steven Blyth officiating.  Visitation will be from 2:00PM until the time of service on Saturday at the church.  Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Palmyra.

Those planning an expression, please consider memorials to: St. Matthew Lutheran Church.

 

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 205, Palmyra WI 53156



 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
June 3, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
313 Main Street
Palmyra, WI 53156

Funeral Service
Saturday
June 3, 2017

4:00 PM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
313 Main Street
Palmyra, WI 53156

Committal
Saturday
June 3, 2017

5:15 PM
Hillside Cemetery
4th Street
Palmyra, WI 53156


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