ELIZABETH "LIZ" GOMERElizabeth "Liz" Gomer, 87, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Ecumen Lake Shore after a courageous fight with cancer.
Elizabeth "Liz" Gomer, 87, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Ecumen Lake Shore after a courageous fight with cancer.
Liz was born Aug. 20, 1925 in Columbus, Ohio.
She graduated from Ohio State University attaining B.A. degrees in English and Psychology. She married Joseph P. Gomer on March 12, 1949.
Liz was an enthusiastic community activist, a dedicated amateur bowler and enjoyed spending time out in nature. She loved fishing, spending the spring and summer months at River Point Resort in Ely, Minn.
Liz is survived by her husband, Joseph; daughters Tanya (Mike) Rice, and Phyllis (Russ) Douglass; a granddaughter, Ashtyn Douglass; and many special "adopted" family members and friends.
A special thank you to the 2nd floor staff of Ecumen Lakeshore Rehab for the kindness and loving care they provided to Liz during her stay at Lakeshore.
VISITATION: 12 noon until the 2 p.m. memorial service Thursday, Dec. 6 at Hillside United Methodist Church, 1801 Piedmont Ave., Duluth. In lieu of flowers the family requests gifts to Ecumen Lakeshore Rehab Unit, or the American Cancer Society, Hope Lodge in Minneapolis.
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