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Gertrude Ann Newman

1941 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gertrude Ann Newman Obituary
Newman, Gertrude Ann
Gertie was born in Fresno, CA on April 10, 1941. She passed away in Phoenix on October 8, 2016. Throughout her life, she lived in several cities in California before moving to Phoenix in 1996. While growing up in Fresno, Gertie was very active in high school and community college, being on the softball and tennis teams. In Phoenix, she learned the game of golf and played very well. She won several women's club tournaments. Gertie was also a sports enthusiast, while she lived in California and cheered for teams there. When she made Phoenix her home, she grew to love the Diamondbacks, ASU and Cardinals teams. Gertie volunteered and was involved in the Moon Valley Womens Club. For many years, she assisted in collecting food, clothes, toys and bikes for needy families in Phoenix at Christmas time. Gertie participated on the Womens Club Board. She enjoyed hosting many womens social gatherings at her home, including Bunko! She is survived by her husband Roger, daughters Joyce Weber of Stockton, CA; Kathleen Weber and granddaughter Gabriella Nelson of Las Vegas, NV and sister Dorothy Rachelt of Clovis, CA. A Celebration of Gertie's life will be held at her Phoenix home on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers or gifts, donations can be made to St. Mary's High School, P. O. Box 7247, Stockton, CA 95267. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com for online condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Oct. 16, 2016
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