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Obituary for Duane P. Gerke


Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 St. Leo The Great Catholic Church, West Salem Officiants Father Douglas Robertson and Deacon Bob Zietlow Burial Military Honors, Hamilton Cemetery Survivors: His wife, Diane; four children, Dan Gerke (Paula Anderson), Gordie Gerke (Sharon Gilbertson), Steve Gerke, and Bonnie (Ken) Holcomb; eight grandchildren, Cody, Jami, Karena, Kolten, Katerina, Morgan, Amber, and Mason; one great-granddaughter, Alex; four sisters, Jeanne (Jack) Schaller, Lois (Dennis) Martin, Beverly (Rod) Kadrmas, and Diane (Richard) Bey; three brothers, David (Betty), Allen (Pat) and Jim (Katie); and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends