June 30, 2022

Sheryl Lyn “Sheri” Gerstberger


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-

Her Husband-

Bill Gerstberger, Jr.- Leoti, Kansas

Three Children-

Jarrod William & Amy Gerstberger- Amarillo, Texas

Jennifer Dawn & Jeremy Durham- Goddard, Kansas

Joshua Wade Gerstberger- Thornton, Colorado

Her Mother-

Vivian Wade- Colby, Kansas

Four Siblings-

Marilyn & Ed Hoover- Sandia Park, New Mexico

Sally & Steve Kistler- Colby, Kansas

LeAnn Wade- Florissant, Colorado

MaryAlice Wade- Ellis, Kansas

Four Grandchildren-

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.