Carole Jean Gerdes



A memorial service to remember the amazing life of a woman full of love, Carole Jean (Doyle) Gerdes will be held at 12:00 p.m. Saturday, May 31, 2008, at Sunnyside Chimes Chapel, in Portland, Ore. She was 64 years young when she passed away on May 23, 2008.



She was born Carole Jean Doyle on August 6, 1943, in Twin Falls, Idaho. She was the eldest child of Mike and Naomi (Siren) Doyle. The Doyle family moved to Medford, Ore., in the late 1940's, where she graduated from St. Marys School in 1961. She worked for many banking institutions spending the last 15 years with Garda CL, as an office manager. In 1980, she married John F. Gerdes.



She is survived by her husband, John Gerdes; son, Wilhelm H. Mutz III; daughter, Michelle Gerdes; brother, Stephen Doyle; and three grandchildren.



Remembrances can be made to the Oregon chapter of the American Cancer Society.



Arrangements are by Terry Family Funeral Home. (503)249-1788.