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“Dear Dick: we are so sorry to hear about Gerry. Our thoughts are with you & your family ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Andrew & Denise Carnell - OH

“Dear Dick: We are so sorry to hear about Gerry. Our thoughts are with you & your family ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Andrew & Denise Carnell

“Dear Dick: We are so sorry to hear about Gerry. Our thoughts are with you & your family ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Andrew & Denise Carnell

“Dear Dick, We are so very sorry that Gerry is no longer with all of us. Our sincere sympathy is with you and your family. Ken...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Mr. & Mrs. K.J. Kuntz - Kettering, OH

“Dick,Susan, Jeanette & Jane, My sincere sympathy on the death of your wife/mother. Our friendship goes back a long time with many fond memories. ...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Rev. Ralph A Westerhoff - OH

“Dick, This season we celebrate the birth of the Christ child, and mourn the passing of your beloved Gerry. Nancy and I send our deepest sympathies...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: David L Neer - Dayton, OH

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Dorothy and Raymond Chaya ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Dorothy Chaya - Sanibel, FL

“Dick, We are very sorry for your loss. Bob and Sara Berendt ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: rtberendt - Sanibel, FL

“Dick, Susan, and family-- You have all been in my prayers this week. I will miss Gerry so much. There was still dancing to be done. Several years...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Arnett - Dayton, OH

“Jeanette and Family, I am so sorry about the passing of your Mother. I am thinking of you and your family at this time. You are all in my...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Janette Browne - Hudson, OH


MEYER-KRUSE, Gerry, age 75 of Dayton, passed away on Thursday, December 22, 2011. Gerry graduated Valedictorian from Madeira High School, Cincinnati in 1954 and received her bachelor's degree from the University of Dayton in 1971. She retired as an accountant for the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra where she continued on as a volunteer and board member and was a Past President of the DPVA. Gerry was also a member of the New Neighbors League and P.E.O. Chapter DS where she served as Past President. Gerry loved to dance, play bridge, travel and spend time with her family. She was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. Preceded in death by her first husband of 50 years, Robert G. Meyer; her daughter, Catherine Jane Meyer; and parents, Martin and Josephine Bishop. Gerry is survived by her current husband, Richard K. Kruse, Jr.; daughters, Susan (Bill) Whalen of Spring Valley, OH, Jeanette (Thom) Fladung, of Hudson, OH and Jane (Morgan) McChesney of TN; grandchildren, Adam and Colleen Whalen, Kayleigh and Jimmy Fladung and Rob, Catherine, Michael, Sarah, Lizzy and Jessica McChesney. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, December 27 at 10:30am at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 6245 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, OH 45459. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service, from 9:30-10:30am at the church. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Gifts in her memory may be made to the Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation, P.O. Box 273, Suffern, New York 10901 to help fund research and find a cure for her grandson, or to The Castle, 133 North Main Street, Centerville, OH 45459. Arrangements are coordinated by Routsong Funeral Home, Kettering Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.routsong.com.

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