July 7, 1929 - March 25, 2013
FORT WAYNE - Gertrude Maude Elliott, 83, passed away on Monday at 4:30 pm at Woodview Health Care, Fort Wayne, following a lengthy illness. She was born July 7, 1929, in Plymouth, to Ezra & Cora (Ransbottom) Feece. She lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the last 4 years, coming from South Bend, Indiana, where she and Robert had lived since 1966. Prior to that they lived in Tippecanoe, Indiana. On August 20, 1950, in Plymouth, Indiana, she married Robert Gene Elliott, who preceded her on December 28, 2007. Gert was a Mother to 3 boys, and after raising them she was a clerk at Tepe's in South Bend until she retired. Gert was an active member of The Women's Progress Club of Tippecanoe and along with her mother-in-law, Lillie, and sister-in-law, Barbara Elliott, worked hard to make Tippecanoe a better place to live and grow up. She was a graduate of Plymouth Memorial High School, class of 1948. She is survived by 3 sons, Mark (Susan) Elliott of Bristol, Indiana, Paul Elliott of Woodstock, Illinois, and David (Linda) Elliott of Fort Wayne, Indiana; 7 grandchildren, Stacy Elliott, Laura and Joe Godfrey, Travis and Ashley Seibt, Ryan Elliott, Dave and Jillian Moser, Richard and Julie Senn, Matthew and Jessica Elliott; 6 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lexi Feece of Plymouth, Indiana; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, William "Jake" & Barbara Elliott of Tippecanoe, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 6 brothers. Friends may visit with the family Friday, March 29, 2013, from 1 - 3 pm at the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana. Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm Friday, March 29, 2013, at the funeral home, with Rev. John Branch of the Cross Church of Rochester, Indiana, presiding. Memorial contributions may go to
, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209. Electronic condolences may be sent to the family at: www.earlgrossmanfuneral.com
. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana.