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Marcella "Sally" R. Gohn

June 6, 1929 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 87)

Marcella "Sally" R. Gohn, 87 of South Bend, IN passed away at 12:40 p.m. Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Hospice House.  She was born on June 6, 1929 in Holland, MI to the late Cornelius and Mable (Siekman) Riesmersma.  On April 10, 1954 in Rochester, IN, she was united in marriage to Meredith "Tim" Gohn who preceded her in death on July 4, 2004.

Mrs. Gohn is survived by her daughter, Debra Ann Nicholson of South Bend, IN; grandson, Christopher (Cara) Morrow; great grandchildren, Mason and Bryson Morrow and one on the way; sisters, Delores (Jerry) Moore of North Webster, IN, Donna (Paul) Beyer of Bradenton, FL and Carol Ann (Lyle) Vanderhaar of Zeeland, MI;  many special nieces and nephews and special friend, Marilyn Klingel of South Bend, IN. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Tim; sister, Berdetta McKrill and brother Roscoe Riemersma.

Mrs. Gohn lived most of her life in South Bend.  She was a buyer for Robertson's Department Store retiring in 1986 after twenty-five years of service.  She enjoyed playing bridge and was a member of Trinity Evangelical Free Church.  A Special thanks to her loving caring neighbors. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, April 21, 2017 at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 61770 Miami Road, South Bend, IN.  Graveside services and burial will follow at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rochester, IN.  Friends may visit with the family from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN and 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Friday at church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Marcella "Sally" R. Gohn may be offered to American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka, IN 46545 or Hospice Foundation, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.palmerfuneralhomes.com


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society- South Bend
130 Red Coach Drive, Mishawaka IN 46544

Hospice Foundation
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545



 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
April 20, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel
3718 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46614

Visitation
Friday
April 21, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Trinity Evangelical Free Church
61770 Miami Road
South Bend, IN 46614

Funeral Service
Friday
April 21, 2017

1:00 PM
Trinity Evangelical Free Church
61770 Miami Road
South Bend, IN 46614


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