Sheryl Lyn “Sheri” Gerstberger, age 65, passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in Florissant, Colorado. Sheri was born March 7, 1951 in Oberlin, Kansas, the daughter of John & Vivian (Vickers) Wade, she was a farm and ranch wife and had been a Leoti, Kansas resident since 1990. She completed several years of college, majoring in Art education and Veterinary Technology.
Sheri loved to paint with watercolors, loved animals of all varieties and she was an excellent cook. She especially loved the outdoors. The family lived in British Columbia and in the Yukon in Canada, where all three children were born. They started their first dairy in the Yukon with milk cows and chickens.
On June 30, 1974, she married Bill Gerstberger, Jr. in Hoxie, Kansas.
Sheri’s surviving family includes-
Bill Gerstberger, Jr.- Leoti, Kansas
Jarrod William & Amy Gerstberger- Amarillo, Texas
Jennifer Dawn & Jeremy Durham- Goddard, Kansas
Joshua Wade Gerstberger- Thornton, Colorado
Vivian Wade- Colby, Kansas
Marilyn & Ed Hoover- Sandia Park, New Mexico
Sally & Steve Kistler- Colby, Kansas
LeAnn Wade- Florissant, Colorado
MaryAlice Wade- Ellis, Kansas
Shawnee & Fiona Gerstberger- Amarillo, Texas
Savannah & Leighton Durham- Goddard, Kansas
Her father preceded her in death.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 am Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the United Methodist Church in Leoti, Kansas with the Reverends Brad Kirk and Blake Burkett officiating.
Burial will be in Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas.
Friends may call from noon until 8:00 pm Wednesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the Sheri Gerstberger Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.