Gerda ParendoGerda Parendo, 96, of Duluth passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Villa Marina Health and Rehabilitation Center in Superior, WI.
Gerda Parendo, 96, of Duluth passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Villa Marina Health and Rehabilitation Center in Superior, WI.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1916, to Erik and Anna Holmberg. She worked for US Steel during WWII and later worked at Western Electric and Nopeming Nursing Home, where she retired from in 1981.
Gerda was united in marriage to John Parendo on Nov. 30, 1938.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Parendo Sr. (1997); sons Joseph and James; brothers John, Einar, Oscar, Carl and Alfred; sisters Elise, Ida, Anna and Esther.
Gerda is survived by her sons Peter (Juanita) and John Jr. (Frances); daughter Mary (Ron) Langerud; many grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Visitation: 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday, July 3, at Bell Brothers Funeral Home, 601 N. 56th Ave. W. in
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