RANDOLPH — Mass of Christian Burial for Ronald J. “Ron” Gerber, 70, Randolph, was May 31 at St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church, Randolph. Rev. John Andrews and Deacon Doug Tunink officiated. Services will also be live streamed on the funeral home’s website.
Visitation and a vigil service were May 30 at the church.
Interment was in the parish cemetery.
Pallbearers were Preston Bodlak, Nolan Nordhues, Logan Nordhues, Doug Korth, Tim Korth and Corey Buss.
Honorary Pallbearers were Darrin Nordhues, Don Nordhues, Dean Nordhues, Paul Korth, Dennis Burbach, Larry Kessler, Jim Billerbeck, Tom Moes, Brian Korth and Keith Burbach.
Home for Funerals, Randolph, was in charge of arrangements.
Ron died May 27, 2022, at Faith Regional Health Services, Norfolk.
Ron was born July 31, 1951, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Edward and Bernice (Clark) Gerber. He graduated from St. Frances High School, Randolph, in 1969.
Ron farmed east of Randolph. He always enjoyed taking care of his animals and was quick to help family and friends tend to their animals. Ron loved to spoil his nieces and nephews. He was a wonderful caregiver to his mother.
He is survived by his siblings, Judy (Leonard) Kerkman, Clearwater; Ed Gerber, Schertz, Texas; Glen Gerber, Randolph; Jeanette (Harold) Moes, Homer; and Roger (Mary) Gerber, Overland Park, Kan.; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Karon Gerber.