Gertrude M. DeMore, age 87, of McHenry, died Friday, October 19, 2007, at Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry.
She was born August 16, 1920 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Christ John and Alma Marie (Olson) Christensen.
Mrs. DeMore was a resident of the Spring Grove and McHenry areas since 1965.
She is survived by two sons, Russell W. (Judy) DeMore of Redding, CA, and Peter DeMore of McHenry; three daughters, Debbie (the late Kenneth) Jaques of Elizabethtown, KY, Kathleen Laursen of McHenry, and Pamela (Robert) Bangle of Whetstone, AZ; 18 grandchildren 20 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Sam DeMore in 2003; three sisters and four brothers.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2007, at the George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home, 3519 W. Elm Street, McHenry.
The memorial service will be at 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
Inurnment will be private.
The family kindly requests no floral tributes. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400. On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.justenfh.com