Lala E. Gausman

July 3, 1933 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 88)


Gausman, Lala E. age 88 of Tipp City, Ohio passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022. Born July 3, 1933 in Bristol, Virginia to Vernon and Ruth {McCroskey} Harlow. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Elmer J. Gausman. Lala is survived by her children; Diane Gausman of Germantown, MD, Karen Staten of Greenville, OH and Linda (Otis Anderson) Gausman of Huber Heights, OH,  siblings; Eva Thomas of Piqua, OH, Frank (Henrietta) Harlow of Vandalia, OH, Walter “Sonny” (Shirley) Harlow of Troy, OH, Thelma (Jesse) Brown of Union, OH; 5 grandchildren; Kelly (Tyler) Sowards of Troy, OH, Allison Staton of Greenville, OH, Lindsey Staten of Greenville, OH, Marissa Anderson of Huber Heights, OH, Alaina Anderson of Huber Heights, OH and 2 great grandchildren; April and Jacob. Also surviving are her lifelong friends; Bert McAdams, Georgia Heisey and Lois and Bob Anderson.

Lala attended Good Shepard Church of the Brethren in Tipp City. She was an avid knitter, enjoyed her card club, bird keeping, gardening and loved to cook and bake. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Pastor Candie from ProMedica and the 4th floor Oakview staff at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville, OH.

Graveside service 10:30 AM Friday, June 3, 2022 at Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City. Pastor Jeff Davidson officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Miami Valley Chapter, 6077 Far Hills Ave #117, Dayton, Ohio 45459 or Good Shepard Church of the Brethren, 7240 Peters Rd., Tipp City, OH 45371.  Arrangements by Frings and Bayliff Funeral Home, Tipp City.

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Graveside Service
June 3, 2022

10:30 AM
Maple Hill Cemetery
S. Hyatt St.
Tipp City, OH 45371


Alzheimer’s Association of Dayton
31 W Whipp Road, Dayton OH 45459
Tel: 1-937-291-3332

Good Shepard Church of the Brethren
7240 Peters Rd., Tipp City OH 45371

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