Edna Gamm, 88, of Bowling Green passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at the Moore Pike Nursing Home in Bowling Green. A Memorial Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23, at the Mudd-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green. A Mass of Christian Burial was held 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, at the St. Clement Catholic Church with Fr. Lou Dorn officiating. Burial was in St. Clement Cemetery.
Edna was born June 20, 1925 the daughter of Henry M. and Gesina Deters Luebrecht. On Sept. 17, 1946 she married John Eugene Gamm. He preceded her in death.
Survivors include her seven children Jerry (Susan) Gamm of Bowling Green, Debbie (Gary) Scott of Tuscon, Ariz., Chris (Kathy) Gamm of Bowling Green, Patti (Dennis) Gilbert of Frankford, Rita (Fred) Hinegardner of Willard, Diane (Harold) Crouch of Liberty, and Sharyn Gamm of Rolla; three brothers Jerome Luebrecht, Kenneth Luebrecht, and Lawrence Luebrecht; two sisters Jo Ann Cannon and Mary Jane Sullivan; fourteen grandchildren and twenty nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers Dennis and Clarence.
Edna lived all of her life in Pike County. She was the oldest of eight children and resided and worked on the family farm at St. Clement. After graduating Bowling Green High School she worked at the telephone company during World War II. After the war, she married John E. Gamm. They began a dairy business and raised seven children. After leaving the family farm she worked as a secretary for the Pike County Assessor Office, the USDA Office in Bowling Green and worked at NECAC until her retirement in Jan. 2011. Edna was a great encourager to her children and passed on her strong work ethic.
She enjoyed sewing, quilting, and playing cards with her friends. She loved her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, always remembering each of their birthdays. She leaves a legacy of love of family, friends and most of all, love and trust of God and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Memorials may be made to Pike County Home Health and Hospice, St. Clement Building Fund and Wounded Worriers Project.
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