Obit: Gordee, Avis (1928 - 2009)
Surnames: Gordee, Hium, Rear, Alperstett, Biernat
----Source: Marshfield News Herald
(Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Sunday, 2 Aug. 2009
Gordee, Avis (26 Oct. 1928 - 3 July
OJAI, Calif. -- Avis Gordee, 80 of Ojai,
Calif., passed away Friday, July 3, 2009, at the Continued Care
Center under the loving care of her best friend, Mary Lou, and
sister, Verla, who were at her bedside.
Avis was born Oct. 26, 1928, in
Greenwood, daughter of Harry and Stella (Hium) Gordee. Avis
graduated from Greenwood High School in 1947. Memorial services
were held July 12, 2009, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Ojai,
Avis was a member of Faith Lutheran
Church in Marshfield, and has many friends from the Marshfield
area, where she worked as a LPN for Saint Joseph's
Avis is survived by Verla Rear, Ojai,
Calif., Beulah (Melvin) Alperstett, Spring Green, Everett (Esther)
Gordee, Wauwatosa, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and
Proceeding Avis in death was her sister,
Agnes Biernat; and brothers, Earl and Calvin Gordee.
Graveside services will be held in the
Greenwood Cemetery at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 for family and
friends, followed by a potluck picnic at the Greenwood
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