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Eleanor Gest


1925 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Eleanor Gest Obituary
Eleanor "Ellie" Gest passed away peacefully on June 20th. She was born October 28th, 1925 to Herman and Bessie Berneger, graduated from Fairfax High in 1942, and earned a BA from UCLA in 1946. She was a devoted elementary school teacher for the LA school district for many years. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Jesse in 1980 and her son David one year ago. She will remain in the cherished memories of her daughter, Barbara Gest Gerber, son-in-law Steven Gerber, and grandchildren Jesse, Joely and Daniel Gerber. Ellie kept her priorities straight, and her love of family always came first. She was truly a mensch and will be greatly missed.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 21 to June 22, 2017
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