PAULDING - Eleanor Gerber age 84 died Sunday, July 11, 2021.

She was born December 11, 1936 in Peoria, IL daughter of the late Noah and Mary Ellen (O’Halloren) Sauder. On October 4, 1957 she married Richard Gerber who preceded her in death on December 14, 2009. She retired in 2003 from Campbell Soup.

She is survived by three daughters, Norah (Richard) Wiker, Knoxville, TN, Eileen “Michelle” (Calvin) Senters, Delaware, OH, and Meg Gerber, Grove City, OH; grandchildren: Jack, Dennis and Denise Lewis, Jessica (Sam) Holes, John (Ashley) and Gary (Lauren) Whitney; greatgrandchildren: Nathan and Natalie Lewis, Jacob and Jordan Holes, Keaton and Brooks Whitney.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Saturday, July 24 at Junction Apostolic Church, Auglaize Twp. She will be laid to rest in Dotterer Cemetery, Auglaize Twp.

Visitation will be 9 AM until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations made to Gateway Woods.

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Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, is handling arrangements.