Gwendolyn Pearl Stockdale Garoutte
July 5, 1927 - December 26, 2016
Gwendolyn Garoutte, 89, passed away December 26, 2016 at Fern Gardens Memory Care in Medford, Oregon. She was born July 5, 1927 to Lawrence and Nora Kottke in Oregon City, Ore.
Gwendolyn married Martin Stockdale in September of 1945. She later married E.L. Toots Garoutte in May of 1970.
Gwendolyn was a waitress at Withams Restaurant, Sambo's, Bambi's, and Pear Tree. She enjoyed crafts and spending time with her grandchildren.
Gwendolyn is survived by two brothers, Dennis (Alice) Kottke and Eugene Kottke both of Central Point, Ore.; children, Martin Stockdale of Central Point, Ore., Nora (Les) Currier of Redmond, Ore., and Alice (Paul) O'Donovan of Carmel, California; grand-children, Wendie Michael, and Ezekiel Currier, Shane Haar, and Nikki Aliotti; great-grandchildren, Quinnton Michael, Giuseppe, and Giovanna Aliotti, and Scarlett Haar; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, one sister, and both husbands.
A graveside service officiated by Doug Fisher will be held at 2:00 p.m. December 26, 2016 at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, Medford. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.