Iretta Lola (Lilje) Gast, 91, of Sandusky, passed away early Wednesday morning, August 25, 2021, at Orchard Villa nursing home, in Oregon, OH, after an illness.
She was born on July 15, 1930, in Sandusky, OH to Emery and Esther (Asmus) Lilje. Iretta was a 1948 graduate of Sandusky High School; she also worked at Sears Department Store for over 20 years, retiring in 1993. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church.
Iretta is survived by three sons, Dale Gast of Hamden, CT, Glenn Gast of Sandusky, and Duane (Lisa) Gast of Oregon, OH; and grandchildren Kevin (Terese) Gast of Rossford, OH and J-C Jones-Kern of Ann Arbor, MI
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 64 years, Junior O. "Bud" Gast on November 20, 2016; and a brother, Melvin Gast.
Visitation will be held on Monday, August 30, 2021, from 4 - 6 pm and on Tuesday morning, August 31, 2021, from 10 am until time of the funeral service at 11 am at the David F. Koch Funeral and Cremation Services, 520 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. Rev. Cathy Schibler officiating. Burial will be in Castalia Cemetery, Castalia, OH.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to the Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Bardshar Road, Sandusky, OH 44870.
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