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Steven Charles Gerde

Steven Charles Gerde, 61, passed away Saturday Oct. 26, 2013, in Nineveh. He was a resident of Nineveh.

Steve was born May 2, 1952, in Cincinnati, to Charles and Mary (Oberschmidt) Gerde.

He was employed at Honda in robotics.

Steve enjoyed fishing, woodworking, camping, gardening, watching movies, sports and NASCAR. He loved spending time with his family and his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife, Laura (Slatter) Gerde of Nineveh; three children, Scott Gerde and Sarah Borden, both of Greenfield, and Kimberly (Adam Rice) Trittipo of Greenwood; three sisters, Nancy Gerde of Indianapolis, Patty Gerde of Clayton and Barb Cummings of Ohio; a brother, Rob Gerde of Greenwood; and eight grandchildren, Reanna Trittipo, Trevor Sexton, Alexis Rice-Trittipo, Alivia Gerde, Adison Gerde, Codey Borden, Carson Borden and Phoenix Rice.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mary Gerde.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Friday at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 U.S. 31 North. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

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