Gordon Bernard Gerharter

May 24, 1920 ~ June 8, 2021 (age 101)


Services are pending in Aberdeen, S.D., for Gordon Bernard Gerharter, 101, Norfolk.  He died Tuesday, June 8, at Heritage of Bel Air.  Home for Funerals is in charge of local arrangements.

Born on May 24, 1920, to Otto and Adela (Schley) Gerharter, he graduated from Stratford, S.D., High School.  He married Margie McNeil on June 28, 1943, in Webster, S.D.  Gordon farmed and fed cattle on the family farm until his retirement in 1982.  He and Margie then retired to Mesa, AZ., where they lived for 30 years.  She preceded him in death in 2012.

Gordon moved to Norfolk and The Meadows in 2015.

He is survived by two sons and one daughter, Lonnie (Deb) Gerharter, Thermopolis, WY., and Dave (Janelle) Gerharter, Norfolk, and Judy (Doug) Manning, Peculiar, MO., 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, nine great, great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Marvin, Vernon, Allan and Lavanda. 

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