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Sunday, December 08, 2013 9:08 PM

Feb. 17, 1958-Dec. 6, 2013


Nora R. Gerdemann, 55, of Delphos, passed on Friday at her residence.

Her Family…. She was born February 17, 1958, in Lima to Donald and June (Weber) Link. On Nov. 17, 1978, she married Joel A. Gerdemann.

Nora is survived by her husband of 35 years, Joel A. Gerdemann; her mother, June Link; two daughters, Jennifer Gerdemann and Amy Gerdemann (Jack Rodabaugh); a son, Joel Andrew (Shannon) Gerdemann; four grandchildren, Aubrey Gerdemann, Adelyn Gerdemann, Collin Gerdemann and Brett Rodabaugh; four brothers, Chris (Tina) Link, Tim Link, Nick (Julie) Link and Pat (Julie) Link; a sister, Sara (Lyn) Powers; mother-in-law, Catharine Gerdemann; sister-in-law, Margie (Dan) Rostorfer; and a brother-in-law, John (Laurie) Gerdemann.

She was preceded in death by her father, Donald Link; father-in-law, Norbert Gerdemann; and brother-in-law, Mark Gerdemann.

Her Legacy…. Nora was a farm wife, where she received The Ohio Young Farm Wife of The Year Award in 1988. She was also the General Manager at McDonald’s of Delphos for 22 years, where she won numerous Manager of The Year Awards. She was a 1976 graduate of St. John’s High School and a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, where she volunteered her time. She also volunteered at the Delphos Interfaith Thrift Store. She was very devoted to her family, especially her grandchildren. She was an avid Blue Jay fan.

Her Farewell Services.… Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos, where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions.… Memorials may be made to St. John’s Scholarship Fund.

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