Our beloved husband, father, grandpa and friend, Martin T. "Red" Gersch, passed away March 19, 1991.
Born March 3, 1927 in Scotts Mills, Oregon to Ambrose and Theodosia Gersch. Married Cleatus Eileen Kirkaldie July 22, 1950. Served in the U.S. Army and Air Force, 1945-52. Came to Salt Lake City in 1952. Worked at IML Freight Lines for 29 years. Loved to travel, fish, camp with his family, and especially loved his garden. He was a true friend to all he knew. He will be truly missed by his loving family. "We love you Grandpa."Survived by wife; daughter, Laurel Riddle; son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Suzanne; grandchildren, Heidi Riddle, James and Michael Gersch; brothers, John and Vincent, Portland, Oregon; Ambrose, Silver City, New Mexico; Leo, San Diego, Calif.; Albert, Cypress, Calif.; and sister, Mary Olson, Portland, Oregon. Preceded in death by parents, brother Joseph and sister, Veronica.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 25, 1991, at 11 a.m., at Redwood Memorial Estates Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road, where friends may call Sunday, 6-8 p.m. and Monday, one hour prior to services. Burial, Redwood Memorial Estates.
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