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RIEDEL, Gertrud (Gross)

RIEDEL - Gertrud (Gross)
Age 90, formerly of Corning, NY and Beaver Dams, NY, died peacefully with her family at her side on Friday, December 24, 2010 at Elderwood at Oakwood Health Care Facility. She was born on April 20, 1920 in Dortmund, Germany to Wilhelm and Wilhelmine (Ordmann) Gross. The Riedel family immigrated to Penn Yan, NY in 1957. Gertrud was educated in Germany and trained as a Red Cross nurse in Vienna during WWII. She and her husband operated the Riedel's Tailor Shop in Corning, NY for many years. Survivors include four daughters: Monika (Larry) Mordue of Pendleton, NY, Gisela Smith and Rosmarie (Bruce) Layton of Corning, NY and Charlotte (Larry) Miller of Manassas, VA; nine grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Herbert and granddaughter Kristine Marie Smith. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, Corning, on Saturday, January 8 at 2:00 PM with The Rev. Dr. William Lutz officiating. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery, Corning, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Gertrud's name may be made to Emanuel Lutheran Church, 149 W. William St., Corning, NY 14830. Acly-Stover Funeral Home, Corning, NY is entrusted with arrangements.

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