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Louise F. Gearhardt

Obituary for Louise F. Gearhardt

November 1, 1926 - April 16, 2019
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 92

Obituary

Louise F. (Strahl) Gearhardt, age 92, of Greenwood, passed away on April 16, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Louise was born on November 1, 1926 in Brown County, IN to the late Otto and Adeline Strahl. She graduated from Columbus High School. On October 23, 1945 she married the love of her life, Charles Gearhardt, who preceded her in death on January 9, 2018. Louise was a home maker. She was very involved in both Greenwood Christian Church and Garden City Church of Christ, and had a strong love of Christ. She was a dedicated supporter of mission programs around the world. She loved hospitality, hosting friends and family, cooking, gardening and canning, and was encouraging to everyone. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include three sons, Nicholas Gearhardt of Greenwood, Doug Gearhardt of Wisconsin and Paul Gearhardt (Lori) of Hagerstown, IN; one daughter, Joyce Beheler (Rodney) of Indianapolis; 14 grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to Italy for Christ Mission, Jim & Caranita Wolsieffer, C/O Eli & Liz McAllister, 8333 Rahke Road, Indianapolis, IN 46217.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11:00 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Greenwood Chapel, 481 West Main Street, Greenwood, IN. Visitation will be held Friday, April 19, 2019 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home, with an additional hour of visitation on Saturday prior to the service. Entombment will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery.

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