Marilyn L. Gerig

Posted on Dec 27, 2013
Marilyn L. Gerig

Marilyn L. Gerig, 87, of Berne passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur. She was born on August 24, 1926 in Terre Haute to Rev. Menno and Rilla (Klopfenstein) Amstutz. She was married on September 16, 1950 to Darrell Gerig.
She was a member of the West Missionary Church in rural Berne and was a homemaker. She particularly enjoyed music.
She is survived by two sons, Darrell (Lynn) Gerig of Fort Wayne; and Duane (Janet) Gerig of Knoxville, Tennessee; daughter, Dawn (Douglas) Kelsey of Cincinnati, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three brothers, Rev. Tillman Amstutz; Rev. Blanchard Amstutz; and Rev. Pritchard Amstutz.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p .m. on Monday, December 30 at the Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, December 31 at the West Missionary Church. Officiating will be Pastor Keith Rupp. Burial will be at MRE Cemetery in Berne.
Memorials may be made to the West Missionary Church.
Arrangements provided by Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home in Berne. Sign the guest book online at