MARY P. (Kerber) GERLACH
Mrs. Mary P. Gerlach Passes Away Friday
Mrs. Mary P. Gerlach, a former resident of
Sterling, passed away at 11 a.m. Friday in the Jacksonville, Ill., hospital
following an extended illness.
She was born Feb. 21, 1895, in Yorktown, Bureau
County, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kerber.
Surviving are four sons, Harold, Stockton;
DeWayne, Prophetstown; Leslie, Rock Falls, and LeRoy, Quincy; one brother,
Ben C. Kerber, Sterling; one sister, Mrs. Bertha Lang, Manlius; nine
grandchildren and one great grandchild.
The body was brought to the Melvin Funeral Home
where friends may call after noon on Sunday. Funeral services will be at
1:30 p.m. Monday in the funeral home, with the Rev. Earl Peters, pastor of
the Yorktown Lutheran Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Yorktown
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, September 5, 1961, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)