Ruth V. Gerken

Ruth V. Gerken

March 26, 1921 – April 23, 2021

 Preceded in death by husband, Lavern F. Gerken and daughter, Mary GerkenSurvived by sons: John (Anne), Tim, and Mike; grandchildren, Jesse (Heather) and Eileen Gerken; two great-grandchildren, Desmond and Olivia.

VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Wednesday, April 28th from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, followed by VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, April 29th at 10:30am, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 14330 Eagle Run Drive.  Interment, Calvary Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Boys Town.

To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service, Mass, and Graveside Service, go to and click on the “View Live Cast” button on our home page.


1 Condolence

  • John Tefft Posted April 26, 2021 7:18 am

    My condolences to the family on your loss. I worked with Lavern and Tim over the years. So sorry for your loss.

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