Evelyn Mary Gerdes
Evelyn Mary Gerdes
  • December 27, 1930 - March 15, 2014
  • Louisiana

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Evelyn Mary Gerdes {Etsy}, 83, resident of Pineville La, since 2005 left us for a peaceful eternal life on March 15, 2014 at 11:55 in Rapides Regional Medical Center room MIC bed 6. She was born on December 27, 1930 to parents: Bertha and Milton Montifue. Evelyn was a sister to Anthony, Lindy, and Miriam. Evelyn lived her life in New Orleans La, as a homemaker and bookkeeper. She was a widow of Louis Gerdes and a mother of two: Lisa Marie Van Dyke {married to Terry Van Dyke} and Karen Tate {married to Roy Tate}. Her five grandchildren, Joseph Ontimara {engaged to Kristel Ducote}, Jessica Hebert {married to Shane Hebert}, Jade Michelle Ontimara, McCardy Simmons, and Conrad Ontimara, were a very important part of her life. She had three great grandchildren, Sophia {daughter of Joseph & Kristel}, Makayla and Michael {children of Jessica and Shane}. Also greatly missed by George and Cindy Cazenavette, their children Joseph and George, and George and Cindy's five children. Evelyn loved to be with her friends at the Oaks Care Center. A special acknowledgement goes to Debra Dorty, for always being there for her and her daughter, Lisa. Apart from her family and friends, Evelyn loved to watch the Golden Girls and play bingo...which she always seemed to win. She loved her dolls and Chihuahuas. Evelyn Mary Gerdes will be greatly missed by her family and friends. A graveside service will be held on Monday 24, 2014 at St. Louis Cemetery number 3 at 1:00 p.m. Please sign the guestbook at www.schoencanalstreet.comArrangements under the direction of Schoen Funeral Home, New Orleans, LA.