Kenneth “Ken” Gerke, of Saint Peters, MO, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the age of 66. Loving husband of Karla K. Gerke, beloved son of the late Herbert and Luella Gerke; devoted father of Samantha I. (Matt) Sotheran, Alyssa S. (Kevin) Tieber, and Alec Kenneth Gerke; cherished grandfather of Ruby K. Sotheran and Levi Kenneth Tieber; dear brother of Kathleen (Will) Lubs; son-in-law of Norma J. Johnston; brother-in-Law, Matthew (Tammy) Johnston and Risa (Dave) Chappell; beloved uncle, great-uncle, cousin, and friend to many.
Ken was a member of the Ambassadors of Harmony and Living Lord Lutheran Church in Lake Saint Louis, MO. Ken had great joy in singing, reading, traveling, logic puzzles and anything Disney. He was a lifelong learner. Ken’s greatest joy was spending time with his family. Ken was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorial contributions may be made in Ken's name to the American Lung Association for Cancer Research.