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Gertrude FERKING

St. Petersburg, Florida

Aug 20, 1915 – Sep 26, 2013 (Age 98)

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Sharon, I am sorry for the grief you face, but thankful your mother has gone to be with the heavenly father for eternity. She is free at last.Sincerely Al Place

Dear Sharon, your mother was dearly loved; not only just a cousin but a good friend through the many years that I have known her.

We are so sorry to hear about your mom, please accept our deepest condolences. She was a very rare and exceptional lady. Anyone who is able to attain her longevity, referred to in the scriptures as "special mightiness"(Psalm 90:10), must possess a strength of mind and faith to allow them to deal with all that life throws at us, and do so with wisdom and dignity. We see truthfulness in the words at:Proverbs 3:1,2 'my law do not forget and may your heart observe, because length of...

Sharon, Your Mom was a very special lady. She always brought a smile to my face. My prayers are with you in the days ahead as you adjust to life without her physically present. Keep her forever in your heart and memories. May God grant you peace and comfort. Sincerely,

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FERKING, Brig. Gertrude 98, passed away Sept. 26, 2013. After more than 72 years of combined service as Officers of The Salvation Army with her husband Harold, they joined the ranks of honorable retirement in Tampa, Aug. 24, 1975. Brig. Ferking was born in Oswego, NY on Aug. 20, 1915. Brig....

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