She was born on November 29, 1933 in Lorain County and has lived in the area her entire life. She was a graduate of Camden High School and the Trumbull Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.
She had worked at Gates Medical Hospital for Polio patients, Lorain Community, Wellington and New London Hospitals.
She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and canning. She was an active member of the Wakeman Congregational Church, serving on the Diaconate.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years Allan, five children, Judy (Gino) Pulito, of Grafton, Linda (David) Emary, of Socorro, NM, Jeff (Connie) Todd, of Sandusky, John Clark, of Akron, Jim (Ann) Todd, of Wakeman, nine grandchildren, two great-grandsons, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Norma (Sabin) Gehringer, and her siblings, Donald Gehringer, and Marilyn Becker.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman, where services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Wakeman Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice or the Wakeman Congregational Church.