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Berdina Gerber

December 24, 1927 — September 16, 2016

Eureka- Berdina M. Gerber, 88, of Eureka, IL passed away at 10:16 p.m. on Friday, September 16, 2016 at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

She was born on December 24, 1927 in Eureka, IL a daughter of Walter and Emma Rubin Remmert. She married Raymond Gerber on July 18, 1948 in Eureka, IL. He passed away on April 2, 1981.

Survivors include two sons, Roger(Trish) Gerber of Congerville; Steve(Donna) Gerber of Peoria, IL; one sister, Arlene Steinbeck of California; eight grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Ronald Gerber; one grandson, Chad Gerber; three brothers and one sister.

Berdina was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eureka and American Legion Auxiliary.

She lived a selfless life; always putting others before herself. Her joyful and contented attitude were a true reflection of her love of Christ.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eureka. Pastor Joe Burns will officiate. Visitation will be held from 6-8p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka and one hour prior to services at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eureka or Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Online condolences may be made at


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