Obituaries » Deborah Ann Gerbers (Getz)

July 8, 1949 - October 21, 2019

Funeral Service Date
October 26, 2019
Funeral Service Time
01:00 pm

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Deborah Ann (Getz) Gerbers, 70, of Fort Wayne, Indiana passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, October 21, 2019. Debbie was born on July 8,1949 in Richmond, Virginia to Carl and Patricia (Ely) Getz, who survive. She attended school in Indianapolis, Indiana and was a 1967 graduate of Bishop Chatard High School. She went to college at Franklin College in Indiana, where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority and met the love of her life, Keith. Keith and Debbie were married in June of 1970 and have remained faithfully together for 49 years. She graduated from Ivy Tech school of nursing in 1985 and went to work in a pediatric office for a decade before moving to a neurology office and then finished her career in the Alzheimer’s unit of a nursing home. She spent her life in care of others and was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter, aunt, cousin, friend and nurse. She was a faithful servant of God her whole life and was a lifelong member of the Catholic Church. In her retirement years she and Keith enjoyed spending winters in Florida. She is survived by her husband Keith; children, Kevin (Deb), Tricia (Scott Norberg) and Brian (Jennica). Debbie was passionate about her family and in particular her 7 Grandchildren, Allison 19, Grant 16, Kellen 8 (Gerbers), Nicholas 9, Andrew 8 (Norberg), and Virginia 7 and Jude 4 (Gerbers). A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Jude’s Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Dr., Fort Wayne, Indiana with visitation two hours prior. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Debbie’s memory may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. To sign the online guest book, go to

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St. Jude Catholic Church-Fort Wayne

Phone: 260-484-6609

Address: 2155 Randallia Fort Wayne IN, 46805

Service Notes: calling two hours prior at church

Funeral Service Date

October 26, 2019

Funeral Service Time

01:00 pm

Additional Info

calling two hours prior at church

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