Gertrude Dimke

Obituary of Gertrude Dimke

Gertrude C. Dimke

June 7, 1924-May 7, 2017

Monroe, NY and Lake Worth, FL

Gertrude C. Dimke, affectionately known as "Trudy", passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Glen Arden in Goshen, NY. Trudy was 92 years old. She was the daughter of the late Konrad and Lena Schmidt Salzmann, and was born June 7, 1924 in Heidelberg, Germany. Trudy was the widow of Raymond F. Dimke of Monroe, NY.

She is survived by two daughters: Barbara G. Degan of Middletown, NY, and Frances M. Peachey-Morgan and her husband Jack of Monroe, NY; her brothers: Heinz Salzmann and his wife Helena and Rudy Salzmann of Heidelberg, Germany and her sister Hildegard Daniels of Mobile, AL. Trudy affectionately known as "Oma" is survived by her four grandchildren: Kate Degan Smith of Petaluma, CA and her husband Nick, Trevor Peachey of Jeffersonville, NY and his wife Shelley, Edward Degan of Goshen, NY and his wife Tara, and Patrick Degan of Mar Vista, CA and his wife Kaitrin. She was also survived by nine great-grandchildren: Liam, Maeve, Harry, Edward and Madeline Degan of Goshen, NY and Trevor, Sean, Ryan and Grace Peachey of Jeffersonville, NY.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10th at Smith, Seaman & Quackenbush, Inc. Funeral Home, 117 Maple Avenue, Monroe, NY. A Funeral Service will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 11th in the Funeral Home followed by Interment in St. Columba Cemetery, Chester, NY.