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Gertrude Hyman

04/22/1923 - 09/06/2017


Gertrude Hyman (née Weiner), of Mesa, Arizona died in Legacy Retirement Residence of Mesa, surrounded by her family on September 6, 2017. She was 94 years old. Gertrude is survived by her children, Jerry Hyman of Mesa, AZ and Judy Rubenstein of Naperville, IL; nine of her ten grandchildren; and her thirty-one great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Morris Hyman of Sun City West, AZ, her brother Robert Weiner of Springfield, IL and her parents, David and Esther Weiner of Decatur, IL. Gertrude was born on April 22, 1923 in Springfield, IL to David and Esther Weiner. She attended grade school and high school in Decatur, IL. She married Morris in University City, Mo. April 30, 1944. They worked together in Real Estate sales and construction for twenty-three years, retiring in 1981. In 1987, she and Morris moved to Arizona. Gertrude had a genuine affection for people everywhere she lived. She was so organized and well-liked that she was voted president of many associations, from PTA to Home Owners associations. She enjoyed reading, the beach, music, and dance, and was active in the Sun City West tap dance group in her sixties. Her family was precious to her and she was able to spend time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren in her later years. Gertrude passed away September 6, 2017 after a long illness. Funeral arrangements will be made by Bisch Funeral Home in Springfield, IL. A graveside service is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. September 15, 2017 at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. Rabbi Michael Datz will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Gertrude’s life. Condolences can be sent to 827 North Arroya Circle, Mesa, Arizona, 85205.


  • anita farnsworth

    Jerry, I see that your mother has passed away. Please accept my love and sympathy. I am sorry I have lost touch with you and Debbi. My love to you and your family.

  • I am deeply sorry for your loss. I know it’s hard when a loved one dies, but there is a promise that God has given us at Acts 24:15 that all will be resurrected for both the righteous and unrighteous. I hope you can find comfort in this along with other enlightening scriptures like Revelation 21:4 Romans 12:12

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