|Gertrude Geneve "Gertie" Sloan, age 80, of Sheridan, Wyoming formerly of Oneida, Illinois died at 11:15 P.M. on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan, Wyoming.
She was born on August 18, 1919 in Woodhull, Illinois, the daughter of Ralph F. and Hilmar C. Bloomberg Kapple.
She married Arlo Haywood Sloan on August 7, 1937 in Davenport, Iowa. He preceded her in death on July 17, 1960.
Daughter: Mary Anne (Gary) Meece of Sheridan, Wyoming
Sons: Arlo Arkelle (Verna) Sloan of Osco, Illinois and Richard James (Donna) Sloan of Creve Coeur, Illinois
Eight grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren
One step-granddaughter and two step-great grandchildren
Her parents, husband, three sons, two brothers, one sister, and a granddaughter preceded her in death.
She raised and educated in Woodhull, Illinois. She was a housewife and a wonderful mother.
She was member of the Bethany Lutheran Church of Woodhull, Illinois.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Oneida, Illinois with visitation beginning at 10:00 A.M. Rev. David Pyell officiating. Burial will be in Oneida Cemetery in Oneida, Illinois.
In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Cancer Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
Online condolences may be made at or sympathy cards sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.