Phyllis J. Gerdemann age 68, of Cridersville died 8.00 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 28 at
St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born Dec. 25, 1947 in Kentucky to Harold and
Lillian (Epling) McKenzie, Lillian survives in Cridersville. She married Carl
Henry Gerdeman May 10, 1969 and he preceded her in death Dec. 18, 1997.
Phyllis had been a homemaker and enjoyed supporting her Ohio State Buckeyes and
spending time with her family.
Additional survivors include sons: Mark Gerdemann, Mike Gerdemann, a daughter Michelle Gerdemann, grandchildren Milena Norris and Dakota Gerdemann and a great granddaughter Amaya Jackson, brothers:
Rick McKenzie, Chuck (Pam) McKenzie, Bill McKenzie, Robert McKenzie, Jeff
(Patricia) McKenzie and a sister Brenda Taylor all of Lima.
The family will recieve friends 4:30 -6:30 p.m., Thursday at Shawnee Community United Methodist Church. The
funeral service will follow at 6:30 with Pastor Bryan Bucher officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the funeral home to help with