Gertrude Recht

Gertrude Recht, died January 12, 2013. Beloved widow of Benjamin Recht; dear mother of Eileen (Larry) Schechter, Marlene (Bob) Gummers, Terry (Steve) Friedman and Laurie (Howard) Wolkowitz; loving grandmother of Stephanie, Jason (Diana) and Emily Schechter, Brian and Todd Gale, Leah (Mike) Weingartner and Jon Gummers, Greg and Alex Friedman, Brad and Kevin Wolkowitz. Great-grandmother of Norah Schechter and Abigail & Jenna Weingartner. Sister of Ruth Chorlins, Irv (Selene) Hammerman and the late Harley Hammerman; sister-in-law of the late Eva (the late Henry) Lacks, the late Rose (the late Harry) Goldberg, the late Ben (the late Ida) Recht and the late Blanche (the late Sam) Shulman. Our dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin and friend. Gert was a longtime volunteer for Life Skills and was formerly on their Board of Directors. She was also a former co-owner of Lewis of London. The family would like to thank the staff at Parc Provence for their excellent care. Funeral service Monday, January 14th, 1:00 PM at Congregation Shaare Emeth, Ladue and Ballas Roads. Visitation Monday 12:30 PM. Interment Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery 7500 Olive Blvd. Memorial contributions preferred to Life Skills, 10176 Corporate Square Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132, The St. Louis Alzheimer’s Association, 
9374 Olive Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63132, American Parkinson Disease Association, Campus Box 8111, 660 S. Euclid Ave.,
 St. Louis, MO 63110, or to a charity of your choice. Visit for more information. Berger Memorial