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Name: Ezma Louise Hively Gaff (Nickname = Louise)
Spouse: Tony L. Gaff
Larwill, IN 46764
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Birthdate: July 24, 1925   
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First name per Other places it's listed as "F." Know as "Louise."

Obituary of husband:

Tony L. Gaff, 91, of rural Larwill, [Indiana] died at 5:50 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2010 at Parkview Main, Fort Wayne where he had been admitted on Sunday.

He was born April 6, 1919 in Whitley County a son of Harry H. and Viva (Pippenger) Gaff. He spent his formative years in Churubusco and graduated from Churubusco High School.

On April 9, 1944 he was united in marriage to E. Louise Hively, they made their home in Jefferson Twp.

In 1944, he also began his career at International Harvester, Fort Wayne. An office worker, he retired as a Materials Manager in 1981. In 1989, they moved to their present home outside of Larwill.

He was a member of First Church of God, Columbia City.

Surviving relatives include his wife of 66 years, E. Louise; two sons, Stan Gaff, Larwill and Ron (Jenny) Gaff, Quezon City, Philippines; two daughters, Rosalind (Eugene) Klingaman, Columbia City and Jeanette (Joseph) Jordan, Columbia City; 13 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; a half sister, Marilyn Hull, South Whitley and two half-brothers Garland Link, Waterloo and Everett (Cheryl) Link, Phoenix, AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Toni Elaine Norden and Linda Lou Gaff; two brothers, Wilbur and Herman Gaff, and a half-sister, Bonnie Link.

The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City with Pastor Tim Grable of Sugar Grove Church of God officiating. The burial will be in Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to International Graduate School of Leadership, a Campus Crusade for Christ ministry.
Last Updated: 04-27-2018 Alumni ID: 12037
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