Lucille Gerry

Obituary of Lucille Gerry

Lucille Gerry entered into the presence of the lord on september 25, 2019.  she was born in Monmouth, IL. on January 29, 1918.  Her husband Harold Gerry preceded her in death, parents Truman & Emma Bell, also a brother Everette Bell.  Survive by her daughter Joyce Gerry (Dwight) Leichty, two grandsons Darren (Linda) Leichty & Brian Leichty, one great grandson Daniel Leichty & one great granddaughter Samantha Leichty as well as nieces.

She attended DePaul University becoming a dental assistant, working in Chicago 2 years on Michigan Ave.  She and her husband loved to travel, doing so in their earlier years.  Doing community work, she volunteered 20 years at Good Shephard Hospital in Barrington, IL., 25 years at the Good Shephard Auxillary Shop in Barrington, IL.  She served on the Lake County, IL. election board for 35 years, served on the State Board Illinois Homemakers Extension Federation and served many offices in the Lake County as well as a chapter member of the Lake County Extension in IL.  She served as Sunday school secretary for 15 years at Gurnee Community Church.  

Lucille moved to tucson in 1991.  She was affiliated with St. Paul's United Methodist Church and a member of United Methodist Women in Tucson, AZ.

Burial will be at a later date in Millburn Cemetery, Millburn, IL.

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