Gertrude Wolf

October 21, 1905 ‒ January 31, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Gertrude E. Wolf, age 101, of Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio passed away on Wednesday January 31, 2007 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. She was born on October 21, 1905 in Knox County, Ohio to the late Fred and Nora (Vance) Dripps. Gertrude was a 1923 graduate of Mount Vernon High School. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting and was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan and Ohio State University basketball fan.

She is survived by her loving family, a daughter, Jeannette Columber of Mount Vernon, two grandchildren, Cindy (Bill) Stillwagon of Mount Vernon, Bill (Sarah) Columber of Mount Vernon, two great grandchildren, Chelsey Denhart and Isaiah Columber.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband Lester “Pete” Wolf and a sister, Ruth Cochran.

The family will observe a private graveside service in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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