RUTHANN GERKE, 87, passed away and entered Heaven on Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was born June 24, 1929 to the late Robert and Anna Bixler.
She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Surviving are her sons, Pastor Robert (Linda) Gerke and James (Cynthia) Gerke; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; one great great grandson; and special cousin, Joan (Robert) Eledge.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. Gerke in 2000; son, Michael Gerke in...