Obituary: Wanda June Gerkin

September 7, 1933 – October 28, 2022

Wanda June Gerkin, 89, of Washington, passed away Friday, October 28, 2022, at Sycamore Care Strategies in Loogootee.

Born September 7, 1933, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Douglas and Bernice (Green) Clouse.  She married William Gerkin on October 13, 1950, and he preceded her in death on March 5, 2006.  

Wanda was a homemaker and a member of Church On the Way in Washington, Indiana.

Survivors include her daughters, Bilanda Jean Gerkin of Washington, Sherry Ann (Andrew) Theine of Washington; grandchildren Sarah Gerkin, Samantha Gerkin, Hannah Dailey, Daniel Theine; great-grandchildren, Greyson Hsu, Christopher Smith, Ashton Dailey, Rachel Dailey, Ella Dailey; sibling Terry Clouse; daughter-in-law Sharon Gerkin

Her parents; husband; son, William Scott Gerkin; grandson, Seth Gerkin; and sister, Joyce Tanksley preceded her in death.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, at Mitchell Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Jones officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

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