Gertrude Geneve Sloan, age 90, of Sheridan, Wyoming, formerly of Oneida, Illinois, died Thursday, February 3, 2010 at Sheridan Manor, Sheridan, Wyoming.
She was born August 18, 1919 in Woodhull, Illinois, the daughter of Ralph F. and Helen C. (Bloomberg) Kapple. She was reared and educated in Woodhull, Illinois. She married Arlo Haywood Sloan on August 7, 1937 in Davenport, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1960.
She was member of the Woodhull Lutheran Church of Woodhull, Illinois.
She was a housewife and a wonderful mother. She loved to cook, helping others and family get togethers.
Preceded by Her parents, three sons, two brothers, one sister, and a granddaughter preceded her in death.
Surviving is a daughter: Mary Anne (Gary) Meece of Sheridan, Wyoming.
Two sons: Arlo Arkelle (Verna) Sloan of Osco, Illinois and Richard James (Donna) of Creve Coeur, Illinois. Eight Grandchildren; Ten Great Grandchildren; 2 Great-great Grandchildren; One Step-grandchildren; and two Step-great Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Oneida, Illinois. Rev. David Pyell officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 13, 2010 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Oneida, Illinois. Burial will be in Oneida Cemetery, Oneida, Illinois. On-line condolences may be made at or sympathy cards sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
Local arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital.