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Anita P. (Biesemeyer) Gamble

November 12, 1923 ~ January 30, 2019 (age 95)
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Anita Gamble aka Anita Black

Born November 12, 1923 in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.  Passed away January 30, 2019 in Milwaukee.  She was preceded in death by her parents Walter and Elsie Biesemeyer.  She is survived by the love of her life and devoted husband, Russell Gamble.  Anita and Russell enjoyed decades together living, loving and laughing in Whitefish Bay, WI.  They enjoyed extended trips to Europe visiting great works of art and historical places.  Their legendary trips to the Art Institute of Chicago were completed with a glass of wine and wonderful discussions with friends. Before becoming a frequent nationally awarded fashion editor, with the by-line of Anita Black, for the Milwaukee Sentinel, she worked at newspapers in Virginia.  Anita's hard work, eye for fashion and intellect gained her friends in the journalism and fashion industries.  She was a long-time member of the Milwaukee Press Club and the feminist networking "Lunch Bunch".  She will be missed by these colleagues, friends and family.  She and Russell appreciated the tender care during her stay at the Jewish Home and Care Center.

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Jelacic Funeral Home, 5639 West Hampton Avenue, Milwaukee from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM.  Private interment Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

 

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