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HANNIBAL, Mo. - Brittany Suzanne Earnest Gauch, 30, of Hannibal, Missouri, passed away at 12:59 AM, Wednesday, January 13, 2016.

A Memorial Service will be at 10:00 AM Thursday, January 21, 2016 at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal.  Rev. Lance Bonnell will officiate.

Brittany was born April 25, 1985, in Hannibal, Missouri to Nancy Earnest and Robert Cogdal.

She was married to Aaron Gauch on September 30, 2005 in Hannibal, MO.  He survives.

Other survivors include 4 children, Colton, Tielor, Connor and Airion Gauch, her mother, Nancy Earnest of Hannibal, MO, father, Robert Cogdal, Grandfather, John Earnest, one Sister, Daleri Earnest, Mother in law, Shelley Greving (Dan) of Hannibal, MO, Father in law, Billy Gauch (Beth) of Hannibal, MO,  3 Brothers in law, Wes Gauch (Brandy), Ryan Greving (Chasity) and Luke Greving, and nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She is preceded in death by her grandmother, Bernadine Earnest.

Brittany was a homemaker. In her free time she was a talented artist. Most of all, Brittany treasured the time she shared with her children.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brittany's children in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home. Please make checks payable to Michelle Greving.

Online condolences may be made and video tribute may be viewed at www.jamesodonnellfunealhome.com.

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