Amy Marie (Gerdeman) Bardall, 48, of Freeport, OH, formerly of Delphos, passed away on July 17, 2018, at the Cleveland Clinic. She was born May 20, 1970, at Van Wert County Hospital to Bill and Mary Elaine (Miller) Gerdeman, who resides in Delphos. She was united in marriage to Jeff Bardall on October 28, 1995; he survives in Freeport, OH.
She is survived by her two children, her pride and joy, Tate and Taylor Bardall; brother, Shawn (Liz) Gerdeman, and sister, Gina (Eric) Wallace both of Delphos; nieces and nephews, Grant and Macy Wallace, and Madeline, Jacob, and Cole Gerdeman; in-laws, Tom and Marge Bardall of Freeport, OH; aunts and uncles, Janice Kaskocsak of Dayton, Jerry Miller of Kalida, Kevin (Ann) Miller of Cloverdale, Dan (Judy) Miller of Cloverdale, Joe (Brenda) Miller of Ossian, IN, Jane Hilvers of Ottoville, Joan (Bill) Ellerbrock of Ottawa, Donna (Bill) Ranes of Leipsic, and Connie Miller of Kalida.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Amos and Wilma Miller, paternal grandparents, Ed and Helen Gerdeman; aunts and uncles, Connie Miller, Jerry Hilvers, Tom Miller, Rolland Miller, Earl and Doris Gerdeman, Ella Mae Gogel, Val Kaskocsak, and Robert Gerdeman.
Amy was a 1988 graduate of Delphos St. John’s where she was a cantor at the church; she had also worked as a nurse’s aide at Delphos Memorial Home. She had attended The Ohio State University in Columbus; she then transferred to Mt. Carmel St. Ann’s where she earned her BSN. She worked as a nurse at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, and South Eastern Medical in Cambridge, and Dover Surgery Center. Amy then received her Nurse Practitioner License from Wheeling Jesuit in Wheeling WV. Amy then practiced at The Freeport Clinic, and Trinity Hospital Twin City in Denison. She was also on the Freeport volunteer Fire Department as an EMT. She was a bible school teacher at Freeport Presbyterian Church. Amy also played guitar in her band, Two for the Road, and sang at many weddings. Amy had a huge impact on the Freeport community from her first day moving there. She had a true green thumb, she could grow anything and her flowers around the house were always picture perfect. She had completely rebuilt her 1800’s home back to the original state, right down to the fire places.
Mass of Christian burial will be on Monday, July 23, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Father Charles Obinwa will officiate. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call on Sunday, July 22, 2018, from 2-8 p.m. at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where there will be a parish wake to begin at 7:30 p.m. There will also be visitation on Saturday, July 21, 2018; from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Freeport Presbyterian Church in Freeport, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Hospital Twin City or Freeport volunteer Fire Department.