Gerry is survived by her daughter, Linda (Pat) Grady of Wakeman; son, David (Cindy) Schroeder of Elyria; grandchildren, Jim (Susen) Roth of Grafton, Josh (Gwen) Roth of Cincinnati, Andy (Alyson) Schroeder of Parker, Co and Jen Karbler of Valparaiso, IN; seven great grandchildren and her long time friend and companion, Jack Wells.
She was preceded in death by her husband of fifty eight years, Glenn; parents, Forrest and Hazel Parker and brothers, George and Merle Parker.
Friends will be received Friday July 27, 2018 from 4:00 PM until the time of a 7:00 PM service at Dicken Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. Reverend Kathryn Ketchum will officiate. Private burial will be in Wakeman Township Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to LaPorte United Methodist Church, 2071 Grafton Road, Elyria 44035, where she was a long time member. For online condolences visit dickenfuneralhome.com