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Mary Gebert

April 29, 1922 — November 28, 2019

Mary Katherine Gebert, age 97 of North Manchester, IN, passed away at 6:30 pm on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. Born on April 29, 1922 in Whitley County, she was the daughter of Charles and Rhoda (Cook) North.

Mary attended local schools and graduated from Larwill High School with the Class of 1941. She worked at Weatherhead, Columbia City, Al & D Grill, Pierceton, and Chamberlain Products, South Whitley during her working career. Mary also enjoyed sewing, quilt making, and gardening in her free time.

Survivors include her children, Joan (Robert) Plew of Pierceton, Karen Mettler of Warsaw, Judy Phillips of Larwill, James (Bonnie) Mettler of Plant City, FL and Dennis (Krista) Mettler of Pierceton, IN; 9 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; step-daughters Barb Gibson of Kokomo, IN and Patty Bartow of Syracuse, IN; Several step-grandchildren and step great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Blain of Larwill; sister-in-law Ilene North of South Bend, IN; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bertis Ralph Gebert; brothers, Donald North, Phil North, Robert North, Gale North and twin brother, Richard North; sisters, Marjorie North and Martha Doepker, step-sons Robert Gebert and Bertis Wayne Gebert , and son-in-law Wayne Phillips.

Funeral services for Mary will be held at 12:00 pm on Wednesday December 4, 2019 at DeMoney-Grimes, a Life Story Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City, where friends may call two hours prior to service. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton. Memorial contributions in memory of Mary may be made to Passages, Inc. Visit to send her family condolences online.


DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


DeMoney-Grimes a Life Story Funeral Home
600 Countryside Drive Columbia City, Indiana 46725

12:00 PM
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