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1941 Gaye 2019

Gaye Kammerer

September 23, 1941 — June 30, 2019


September 23, 1941 ~ Gretna, Nebraska
June 30, 2019 ~ Primghar, Iowa

10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Tabernacle Baptist Church; George, Iowa
Pastor Bryan Anderson ~ Officiating

Sung by: Madison Yenny
“It Will Be Worth It All”
Sung by: Boyden Quartet
“If You Could See Me Now”
Sung by: Marilyn Maurer
Song Leader: Tim Mauldin
“Great Is Thy Faithfulness”
“When We All Get To Heaven”
Pianist: Mary Jo Huls

At a later date
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Primghar, Iowa

After today’s service, relatives and friends are invited
to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements are under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Primghar, Iowa.

Gaye Ruby Kammerer passed away on June 30, 2019 at her residence in Primghar. Gaye was the daughter of Hugo and Minnie (Petersen) Schnack. She was born on September 23, 1941 in Gretna, Nebraska. Gaye lived on a farm near Gretna, Nebraska with her parents and one brother, Wes. In the late 50’s her dad sold the farm and bought a track of land in Gretna, where he built many homes. They moved into town. Gaye graduated from Gretna in 1959 and worked in Omaha for Blue Cross. She was united in marriage to Jerry Van Winkle, to this union two children were born, Steven and Shelly. Gaye and Jerry moved to Lincoln, Nebraska where she worked for a local newspaper and later for Bankers Life Insurance. Gaye and Jerry were later divorced. Gaye moved to St. Maries, Idaho and worked for the local newspaper. She moved to Primghar and worked for the O’Brien County Bell and the United Church of Primghar. She married Roger Kammerer in 2009. Gaye and Roger lived happily in Primghar for ten years until her passing.
Gaye is survived by her husband, Roger; two children, Steve and his wife Cheryl Van Winkle and Shelly Felix; Roger’s children, Sharon, Roger Jr., Gerald and Terrance; grandchildren, Madison (Quade) Yenny, Baylee Van Winkle, Hayden Van Winkle, Ryan (Kayla) Felix, Logan Felix, Dylan Felix and Calvan Felix; four great grandchildren; brother, Wes (Barb) Schnack; nieces; nephews and friends.
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

10:00 - 10:45 am (Central time)

Tabernacle Baptist Church

206 E. Indiana Ave., George, IA 51237

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