Karl Charles Gerber

Male 1859 - 1941  (81 years)


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  • Name Karl Charles Gerber 
    Nickname Charlie 
    Born 13 Apr 1859  Schangnau Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    28 Mar 1883  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Charles or Charlie  
    Died 19 Feb 1941  Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5301  Gerber Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2012 

    Father Samuel Gerber,   b. 18 May 1836, Marbach, Luzern, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1915, Guthrie, ND Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Maria Elizabetha Mathys,   b. Oberoenz, Bern Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1897, Near California, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1859  [1
    Family ID F1541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bertha Louise Ross,   b. 6 Feb 1873, Berlin, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1944, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1907 
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F26827  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • From FindAGrave.com

      Birth: Mar. 13, 1859
      Bern, Switzerland
      Death: Feb. 19, 1941
      Michigan, USA

      Obituary provided by Katheleen Jackson.

      The Clare Sentinel, February 28, 1941
      CHARLES GERBER PASSES AWAY AT H0ME IN ARTHUR Twp.
      Laid at Rest in Cherry Grove Cemetery Friday P. M.
      Charles Gerber, a highly esteemed resident of Clare County, passed away at his Arthur township home Wednesday, February 19th, 1941, following a short illness. Charles, oldest son of Samuel and Marie Gerber, was born in Berne, Switzerland, March 13th, 1859, and passed from this life February 19th,1941, at the age of eighty-one years, eleven months and six days. He was one of a family of four children. He was united in marriage to Bertha Ruthven, of Arthur Township, June 16th, 1907, and immediately left for his farm in Drake, North Dakota. After one and a half years there, they returned to their farm in Arthur Township, where they have resided every since.
      He was a kind loving husband and father, his family and home and their comfort being uppermost in his mind. At the age of thirty-nine years he accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior and remained a true and faithful Christian till he went to his reward in heaven. Besides his faithful wife, he leaves to mourn, three daughters, Mrs. Hilda Myers, of Mt. Pleasant, Mrs. Bertha Winters, of Detroit, and Mrs. May Broberg, of Chicago, Illinois, who were at his bedside at the time of his" death. Four grandchildren, many other relatives, and a host of friends also survive.

      Funeral services were held from the Thurston Funeral Home at 1:00 o'clock Friday afternoon with Rev, M. R. Honderich, assisted by Rev. Charles Kleinhardt, officiating. Interment was made in Cherry Grove cemetery.


  • Sources 
    1. [S0043] Carrol Anne( Gerber) Burkard.