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Gertrud M. Caruso

September 19, 1945 ~ June 2, 2017 (age 71)

Gertrud M. Caruso, 71, of Vine Grove, KY passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Elizabethtown, KY.

Mrs. Caruso retired from Civil Service, Fort Knox after 24 years of service. She was a life member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary #10281, Vine Grove, KY.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Katharina Flickinger & Heinrich Most; and a brother, Friedrich Most.

Survivors include her husband, Cecil W. Caruso of Vine Grove, KY; two sons, Donald A. Caruso of Vine Grove, KY, Mark T. Caruso of Clarksville, TN; one daughter, Tonya A. Mendoza Vasquez of Indianapolis, IN; one sister, Marianne Hansen & her husband, Stanley of Radcliff, KY; one brother, Werner Kitzingen & his wife, Rita Most of Kitzingen, Germany; and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM Tuesday at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home.

A memorial service for Mrs. Caruso will be held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Coffey & Chism Funeral Home, Vine Grove, KY. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central, Radcliff, KY.

In lieu of flowers the family request that donations be made to VFW Ladies Auxiliary Cancer Aide and Research Fund, 299 Briggs Lane, Vine Grove, KY 40175.


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