Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch (1933 - 2012)

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Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch
1933 - 2012
updated February 06, 2019
Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch was born on June 24, 1933 in Butterfield, Minnesota. She was born into the Weseman family and married into the Gersch family. She was born to Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman and Laurence Fred Weseman, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. Sarah was baptized at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, Minnesota USA. She married Willard John Gersch on February 14, 1950 and Sarah died on November 4, 2012. She died on November 4, 2012 in Belvidere, Minnesota USA at age 79.


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Sarah Gersch was born on in Butterfield, Watonwan County, Minnesota United States 56120


Sarah Gersch died on in Belvidere, Goodhue County, Minnesota USA

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at St. James Catholic Cemetery, in St. James, Watonwan County, Minnesota USA


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at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, in Watonwan County, Minnesota USA

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Fern Victoria (Mossengren) Weseman
Sep 26, 1911 - Jun 6, 1993
Laurence Fred Weseman
Nov 10, 1908 - Dec 25, 1994

Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch & Willard John Gersch

February 14, 1950 - November 4, 2012
Cause of Separation: Death
Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch


Willard John Gersch
Nov 5, 1923 - Mar 7, 2014
Belvidere, IL, United States


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Sarah Ann Gersch,79 of Belvidere passed away at her home with her family at her side on Sunday November 4,2012. She was born June 24,1933 in St. James,Mn. the daughter of Laurence and Fern(Mossengren)Weseman. She married Willard Gersch February 14,1950 in Madelia,Mn. A member of St. James Catholic Church. Member of the Ladies of the Moose and the Keenage Center. Sarah worked as a sewing instructor for the Rockford Public Library before retiring. She is survived by her Husband Willard Gersch,Belvidere. Sons,Stephen(Jan)Gersch,Scotsdale,Az., Michael(Kathie)Gersch,Parker,Co. Granddaughter,Amber Lee Gersch. She was preceded in death by her Parents. Funeral Service Thursday November 8,2012 at 10:00 a.m. in Belvidere Funeral Home with Rev. Thomas Bartolomeo of St. James Catholic Church officiating. Private interment at St. James Catholic Cemetery

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In 1933, in the year that Sarah Anne (Weseman) Gersch was born, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1944, by the time she was only 11 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1953, she was 20 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1966, at the age of 33 years old, Sarah was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1978, at the age of 45 years old, Sarah was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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