GERTRUDE B. NICKERSON 1/20/1927 - 8/15/2013 Gertrude has left this earth to join her husband & her Lord. Gertrude & her husband moved to Covina, CA from RI in 1956 and moved to the High Desert in 2001 to be closer to their children. She was 86 when she passed but everyone she came in contact with knew she preferred the age of 39. Gertrude is preceded in death by her Husband, Raymond Nickerson Sr.; Mother, Beatrize Lambert; Father, Alexander Lambert; Step-Mother, Elizabeth Lambert; Sisters, Doris Marques & Anita Tate. Survivors include: Daughter, Suzanne Swain & Husband Mel Swain & Patches; Son, Raymond Nickerson Jr.; Grand-daughter, Terresa Waters & family: Jim, Michelle, & Jimmy; Grandson, Scott Waters & family: Rochelle, Maddie, & Zack. Numerous nieces & nephews on the east coast as well as the west coast. Her family for the past 2 years had been all the wonderful people at Merrill Gardens in Apple Valley. Gertrude had a talent for crocheting & knitting. All of her works will live on. Her family greatly misses her and our love will go on.
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Published in the Daily Press on Aug. 20, 2013