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Obituaries

Obituaries

Gerald E. Hertach 1946 - 2009 Kansas City, Mo.

Larned — A funeral Mass for Gerald E. Hertach, 63, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Larned, with the Rev. Bernard Felix presiding. Burial will be in the Larned Cemetery.
Mr. Hertach died Monday, July 20, 2009, at his home.
He was born May 12, 1946, in Great Bend, the son of Leo A. Jr. and Mary Frances Oberle Hertach.
He was a 1968 graduate of Kansas University and also earned a Juris Doctor degree from KU in 1972.
Mr. Hertach retired from practicing law in 2002. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Kansas City, Mo.
He married Mary Endres on June 8, 1968, in Wichita. She survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Lemus and husband Francisco Jr., and Rebecca Stockton and husband John, all of Lawrence; a son, Justin and wife Kimberly, Lawrence; eight grandchildren, Jessica and Olivia Lemus, Brock and Cole Morris, Ava and Sophia Hertach, and Rachael and Emma Stockton; and a brother, Maurice and wife Jodi, Hutchinson.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jessica Paige Hertach, and his parents.
Friends may call from noon until 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Beckwith Mortuary Chapel in Larned, where a vigil service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday.
The family suggests memorials to the Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Our Lady of Perpetual Help, sent in care of Beckwith Mortuary Inc., P.O. Box 477, Larned, KS 67550.