Reuben F. Beicher
(1863-1932)
Mary Emma Galebach
(1868-1918)
Joseph Jasper Coffman
(1886-1945)
Priscilla Gertrude Beicher
(1888-1938)
Gertrude Josephine Coffman
(1906-1964)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Wayne F. Rudy

Gertrude Josephine Coffman 1 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 6 Jan 1906, Cornwall, Lebanon, PA 2 3 5 6
  • Marriage (1): Wayne F. Rudy on 8 Apr 1944 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 1
  • Died: 25 Oct 1964, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA at age 58 3 4 5
  • Buried: 28 Oct 1964, Lebanon: St. Gertrude's Cemetery, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States 3 5

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1910 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 7 Reuben Bucher [census taker's handwriting could easily be Biecher instead of Bucher], laborer in iron works, 47, was married for 26 years to wife Mary, 43. She had given birth to 10 children, 7 of whom were living in 1910. Also in their household: Priscilla, machine operator in shirt factory, 21; James, barber, 16; Agnes, 13; John, 10; Joseph, 8; and Helen, 7. Also in the home was Gertrude Kauffman, granddaughter, 4. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania as were their parents.

2. Census in 1920 in Reading, Berks, PA. 2 The 1920 census recorded renting at 412 Johnson Street: Charles W. Kichert, bolt maker, 43, living with wife Percilla G., 31; daughter Gertrude J., 15; and son James F., 11 months old when the census was recorded on 8 Jan 1920. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

3. Cause of Death: Gertrude died of coronary occlusion, arteriosclerosis, 25 Oct 1964, Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 5

4. Residence: 887 E. Mifflin St., Lebanon, PA on 25 Oct 1964 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 5

5. Obituary: Lebanon Daily News: obituary of Gertrude J. Coffman Rudy on 26 Oct 1964 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA. 4 Mrs Gertrude J Coffman Rudy, 58, 887 E Mifflin St., died suddenly about 1 pm Sunday at her home. Death was attributed to a heart attack. She was the wife of Wayne F Rudy.
She was a member of St Gertrude's Catholic Church.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Charles Roth, Lebanon; four grandchildren; one brother, James Kocher, Chambersburg, and three nieces and three nephews.


Gertrude married Wayne F. Rudy on 8 Apr 1944 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA.1 (Wayne F. Rudy was born on 1 Oct 1904 in , Lebanon, PA,8 died on 29 Jun 1966 in Lebanon, Lebanon, PA 8 9 and was buried on 2 Jul 1966 in Lebanon: St. Gertrude's Cemetery, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States 8 9.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFSZ-MSQ Wayne F Rudy and Gertrude J Coffman, 1944.

2 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Year: 1920; Census Place: Reading Ward 6, Berks, Pennsylvania; Roll: T625_1536; Page: 13B; Enumeration District: 69; Image: 1113.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50427214.

4 Lebanon Daily News, 26 Oct 1964, page 2. Obituary of Gertrude J. Coffman Rudy.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 096845-64 Gertrude J. Rudy, father ? Coffman, mother Priscilla Biecher, spouse Wayne Rudy, informant.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Birth Certificates, 1906-1910</i>, Gertrude Josephine Coffman, father Joseph Jasper Coffman, mother Priscilla Gertrude Beicher.

7 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, Lebanon Ward 5, Series: T624 Roll: 1362 Page: 196.

8 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/50427194.

9 Lebanon Daily News, 29 Jun 1966, page 2 obituary of Wayne F. Rudy.



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