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“i love you grandma you were an amazing person and always made everyone happy you are missed by everyone we love you ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: anna balaz - Cary, IL

“OK - so I re-read my earlier post - please note that I meant to say I "licked" the bowls (at the end of the first paragraph) - not "liked" so sorry ...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Suzanne Morris - Negaunee, MI

“Mike, Ed and I send our sympathy. We will always have wonderful memories of our friends here, whether close or casual friends, and you both are...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Jean Hutchins - Southern Pines, NC

“Gretchen was a very special person. She was intelligent, thoughtful, warm, and the ultimate homemaker. There was very little about Human Resources...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Cardosi - Grayslake, IL

“I have many very special memories of Gretchen but particularly when she (with the able assistance of Mike) came to Negaunee and spent a couple of...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Suzanne Morris - Negaunee, MI

“Gretchen fought the good fight as she always did. She is in a better place. Those of us who knew Gretchen were always in a better place when we were...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Dick Loehrke - Wheaton, IL

“Mike, Mike, Carla, and family, I'm sorry for your loss. Sarah and I send our condolences. Gretchen was always kind and welcoming to us during our...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Joe Schmid

“I am sorry to hear about your loss and my condolences to you and all in the family. She will be missed. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Colleen Method - Indianapolis, IN

“My condolences to Mike, Mike and Carla. Thinking of you at this time John and Kathy ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: John - Morrison, CO - Friend

“Dear Method Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN

In Loving Memory of Gretchen TenEyck Method of Indianapolis, IN. She was born July 23, 1942 and passed away February 21, 2013 at the age of 70.

She loved her family, children and grandchildren, horses, dogs and cats. Mixed with a varied career in computer systems, she loved to travel, including Hawaii, Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore and various destinations throughout Europe, Canada, and cross-country trips in their motor home. She visited all 50 states. She was a active participant in professional and community organizations. She also loved home remodeling and decorating, good food and cooking, bridge and golf. Birthdays of everyone were to be remembered and celebrated.

Beloved Wife, Mother and Grandmother. Survived by her husband of 17 years, Michael Method, her son Michael (Danusia) Hirsh;, her daughter Victoria Dylan and her children, Jackie and Ryan Zeisemer; her daughter Carla (Robert) Naum and their son Cameron Fewell; her son Eric (Julie) Hirsh and their daughters, Ann Marie Balaz and Sophia; her daughter Jennifer (Oscar) LaFuente and their daughters Josie Cambereri and Brook. She also embraced her step children and families as her own, including Leigh Method; Michael (Rosanne) Method and their children Max Ber and Hana; Auralyn (Cesar) Benitez and their children Alex, Nicholas, Sophia; Christopher Method and his children Connor and Cypriann.

She was greatly loved and will be dearly missed by all.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Flanner and Buchanan – Lawrence, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN.

Funeral Mass service will be held on Monday, February25, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Holy Spirit Parish at Geist, Fishers, IN.

Donations can be made to American Cancer Society and the National Stroke Association or any cancer/stroke research center of your choice.

You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story.

-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan