Marta R. Gerdes, née Perez, of Libertyville, died Saturday, February 11, 2023, at Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, in Lake Forest.
Daughter of the late Jose and Marta, née Gonzalez, she was born August 24, 1957, in Matanzas, Cuba.
Beloved wife of Paul; loving sister of Jose (Telma) Perez; dearest aunt of Jose Jr. (Lisa) Perez, Jennifer (Dylan) Barrett, Jonathan (Ellen) Perez, and Josh (Laura), Sean, Ryan, and Patrick Gerdes; fond sister-in-law of Kenneth (Kathleen), Douglas (Dorothy), and Roger (Mary Jeanne) Gerdes.
Visitation, Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 3 to 9 p.m., at HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory, 8057 Niles Center Rd., Skokie.
Family & friends will meet for Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, February 15, at 11 a.m., at St. Lambert Church of Ss. Peter & Lambert Catholic Parish, 8148 Karlov Av., Skokie.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123 (cancer.org) or the Ronald McDonald House Charities, 26345 Network Pl., Chicago, IL, 60673 (rmhc.org).
Funeral info: 847.673.6111 or habenfuneral.com to sign guestbook and to leave a condolence message.
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