Obituary for Warren C. "Gerb" Gerber
Warren C. ”Gerb” Gerber, 89, long time business owner in Atchison, died on Tuesday, November 07, 2017 at the Vintage Park Assisted Living Center, Atchison.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, Nov. 13th, 2017 at the First Christian Church with Rev. Matt Broxterman officiating. The body has been cremated and interment of the cremated remains will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to services at the church. The Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Christian Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Warren was born on Feb. 22, 1928 in Atchison, KS the son of Clarence C. and Gladys (Shepherd) Gerber. He graduated from Atchison High School in 1945. Gerb worked as an electrical contractor and owned and operated Gerber Electric from 1963 to 1982. He was a member of the First Christian Church, was Past President of the Flyers Club, Member of the League of St. Maur, and Camp St. Maur, member of Bellevue Country Club, served as a member and Past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Club, Atchison, served as a member of the Atchison City Commission, and Board Member of the North East Kansas Technical Association. He enjoyed his family, fishing, hunting, playing golf, playing poker, computer programming, and scuba diving.
Mr. Gerber was married to Dorothy Blagg on Jan. 18, 1946 at the First Christian Church, Atchison. She preceded him in death on April 24, 2003. Survivors include a daughter, Vicki (Mike) Manly, Omaha, NE, a grandson, Michael P. (Colleen) Manly, Dallas TX, a granddaughter, Mary “Kate” (Brian) Hough, Omaha, NE, five great grandchildren, four nieces and one nephew. His parents, wife Dorothy, preceded him in death.