Mary Roseline Gerling (1913 - 2013)

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Mary Roseline Gerling, 100, of Pilot Grove, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at Ashley Manor Care Center in Boonville.

She was born March 3, 1913, in Pilot Grove,MO, to Mike S. Shay and Martha May Wooledge Shay. She was married January 16, 1939 to Linus F. Gerling, who preceded her in death March 19, 1985. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, and St. Joseph Altar Sodality. She enjoyed quilting and working in her yard.

Survivors include one daughter-Alice (Albert) Smith of Boonville; two sons-Bill Gerling of the state of California, Joe Gerling of Nevada, Missouri; two grandchildren-Bob Brownfield of Blackwater and Melanie (Douglas) Bryant of Rocheport; one great grandson-Colter Lee Bryant; and one sister-Dorothy McGuire of Pilot Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, three brothers-Bill, Jim, and Tony Shay; two sisters-Irene Wilson and Frances Alley.

Funeral services for Mrs. Gerling will be Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pilot Grove, with burial in the St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until time of the service on Tuesday.

Memorials are suggested to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Funeral services are under the direction of the Meisenheimer Funeral Home in Pilot Grove.
Published in Boonville Daily News from Mar. 18 to Mar. 26, 2013