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Marie Gauker

September 5, 1932 — December 23, 2021

Marie Gauker, 89, Lapel, passed away peacefully in her sleep Thursday, December 23, 2021, at Sugar Fork Crossing in Anderson following an extended battle with dementia.She was born September 5, 1932, in Island Creek, Kentucky to Thomas Pugh and Bessie (Owens) Pugh.Marie attended school in Kentucky. She was a homemaker most of her life,but held various positions throughout her younger years.Marie was very active in the church community, especially at Daybreak Community Church in Lapel.She is survived by her four children, Debbie (Richard) Cole of Lapel, Michael (Marina) McQueary of Fishers, Donna Howard of Indianapolis, and Nancy (David) Montgomery of Anderson; brothers, William Thomas Pugh of New Castle, Robert Pugh of Greenfield, Cecil Pugh of Plainfield; sister, Della McCombs of Kokomo; grandchildren, Andy, Tony and Paul Cole, Michael Jr. and Michelle McQueary, Bryan and Heather Howard, and Holly Longenbaugh, Brandon, and Sara Montgomery; several great-grandchildren, a few great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ralph Gauker, her brothers, Delbert Owens, Zack Pugh, and Patrick Pugh; and a sister, Faye Smith.A funeral service will be held at 11:30 AM on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel, Indiana with Revs Richard and Andrew Cole officiating. A private graveside service will follow in Glenn Cove Cemetery.Visitation will be from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM at the funeral home on Thursday.Memorial contributions may be made to Daybreak Community Church.Online condolences:
. Visitation Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home
Thursday, December 30, 2021
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Email Details 1010 North Main StreetLapel, Indiana 46051 Directions Funeral Service Hersberger-Bozell Funeral Home
Thursday, December 30, 2021
11:30 AM
Email Details 1010 North Main StreetLapel, Indiana 46051 Directions

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