Obituary photo of Gertrude Calderwood, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Gertrude E. "Gertie" Calderwood

1925 - 2017
Obituary photo of Gertrude Calderwood, Topeka-Kansas
In Loving Memory of

Gertrude E. "Gertie" Calderwood

1925 - 2017

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, August 11, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00am
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Gertrude “Gertie” Calderwood, 92, Topeka, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017.

She was born January 9, 1925, in Reserve, Kansas, the daughter of Sperry, Sr. and Mabel (Squires) Craig.

She graduated from Topeka High School and Clark’s Business College.

Gertie was employed by Santa Fe Railroad, retiring in 1987.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Shriner’s Ladies Golf Club, lifetime member of Holton Country Club and past member of Order of the Eastern Star.

Gertrude married O.H. "Ozzie" Calderwood on August 23, 1944 in Topeka, Kansas. He preceded her in death on April 23, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanne Frost and three siblings, Geneva Helmick, John Craig and Sperry Wesley Craig, Jr.

Survivors include two daughters: Connie (Wes) Thomas, Colorado and Jan (Donny) Davis, Topeka; sister, Jacqueline Huffman, California and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Gertie loved family time and golfing.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel. Interment will follow at Topeka Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

To share a memory of Gertie or leave a special message for her family, please click the Share Memories button above.
Gertrude “Gertie” Calderwood, 92, Topeka, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017.

She was born January 9, 1925, in Reserve, Kansas, the daughter of Sperry, Sr. and Mabel (Squires) Craig.

She graduated from Topeka High School and Clark’s Business College.

Gertie was employed by Santa Fe Railroad, retiring in 1987.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Shriner’s Ladies Golf Club, lifetime member of Holton Country Club and past member of Order of the Eastern Star.

Gertrude married O.H. "Ozzie" Calderwood on August 23, 1944 in Topeka, Kansas. He preceded her in death on April 23, 2003. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Jeanne Frost and three siblings, Geneva Helmick, John Craig and Sperry Wesley Craig, Jr.

Survivors include two daughters: Connie (Wes) Thomas, Colorado and Jan (Donny) Davis, Topeka; sister, Jacqueline Huffman, California and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Gertie loved family time and golfing.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Penwell-Gabel Mid-Town Chapel. Interment will follow at Topeka Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

To share a memory of Gertie or leave a special message for her family, please click the Share Memories button above.
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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Friday, August 11, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Service:
Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00am
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558

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