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Gertrude Sailer Mentink

May 24, 1933 — April 2, 2022

Nebo, North Carolina

Gertrude Sailer Mentink, 88, of Nebo, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, April 02, 2022 at Rose Hill Retirement Community.


A native of Germany, Gertrude was born on May 24, 1933 to the late Rudolph and Wilhelmina Sailer.


Gertrude, who was known as a hard worker, was formerly employed at Marion Manufacturing. She was a wonderful seamstress who also enjoyed crocheting. She was very dedicated to her husband, Dale, and she loved working outside with him. Gertrude was a great cook who often cooked meals according to her German heritage.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dale Donald Mentink; and a grandson, Robbie Lee Hess.


She is survived by her four children, Rosemarie Gragg (Tony), Barbara Vance (Tommy), Bill Mentink (Jacque), and Debra Bowman (Rick); six grandchildren, Cassandra Helfer, Elijah Gragg, Chelsi Poteat, Jessica Compton, Kiersten Salladin, and Nathaniel Vance; and seven great grandchildren.


A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 07, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service. Interment will follow at Freedom Baptist Church Cemetery on Fortune Road.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Gertrude Sailer Mentink, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, April 7, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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2170 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752

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