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Elizabeth Ann (Wilson) Gerstbauer

September 30, 1934 ~ February 14, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

Elizabeth Ann Gerstbauer, 85, of Elkhart passed away on February 14, 2020 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend surrounded by her family. Beth was born on September 30, 1934 in Science Hill, KY to Eventis and Georgia Ann Wilson. She married the love of her life, Timothy Gerstbauer on December 3, 1967 in Hopkinsville, KY.

Beth graduated with a teaching degree from Washington University in St. Louis, but her true love was working along side her husband at Flexible Concepts in Elkhart. Beth has been an inspirational leader as President at Flexible Concepts Incorporated where she will be sadly missed. She enjoyed spending time with her family out on the boat and just soaking up the sun.

Beth leaves to cherish her memories, her husband, of 53 years Timothy; their children Mark Johnson of Manistee, MI., Karen Johnson of Elkhart, Keli Andrea of Fortville, IN, Fabian (Mimi) Gerstbauer of St. Peter, MN. and Amy (Mark) Brown of Bristol; grandchildren, Brandon Johnson, Nicole (Cormac) Connolly, Keaton Johnson, Crystal (Pancho) Garza, Angela Hawkins, Ashley (Joey) Kilburn, Lindsay Hawkins, Ryan Andrea, Fabian “Ian” Gerstbauer, Roan Gerstbauer, Brennan Gerstbauer, Evan Brown and Blake Brown; great grandchildren, Cillian, Pancho, Cassandra, Parker, Dominic, Anna, Lily, Leland, Lysa, Sailor and  Gavin and her great-great grandson Highland. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Marjorie (Ralph) Tarter.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 4pm to 7 pm at Stemm-Lawson Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514. Funeral services will at 11am on Thursday, February 20th at the funeral home with visitation one hour before services. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Valley Memorial Park in Granger. Memorial donations in memory of Beth may be made to River Oaks Community Church, 58020 CR 115 Goshen, IN 46528. Online condolences may be made to the Gerstbauer family on the funeral home website.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
February 19, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

Visitation
Thursday
February 20, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

Funeral Service
Thursday
February 20, 2020

11:00 AM
Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home
1531 Cobblestone Boulevard
Elkhart, IN 46514

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
February 20, 2020

Donations

River Oaks Community Church
58020 County Road 115, Goshen IN 46528

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