Obituary of Ed Gerjes
- Obituary of Ed Gerjes
Victoria Advocate Online
30 Jun 2003
June 30, 2003
EDNA - Ed Gerjes, 101, of Edna, died Sunday, June 29, 2003.
He was born Sept. 28, 1901, in Cordele, to the late Henry and Helene
Seibert Gerjes. He was a retired farmer and owner of Ed's CafÃ©. He
was a Baptist.
Survivors: wife, Rosa Belle Kelton Gerjes; daughters, Jean Hamilton
and Joyce Strelec, both of Edna; son, Robert Gerjes of Edna; 15
grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 29 great-great-
Preceded in death by: parents; sisters, Lenna Gerjes, Emma Gerjes,
Augusta Gerjes, Mollie Gerjes and Annie Gerjes; brothers, John Gerjes
and Herman Gerjes; grandson, Randy Gerjes; and great-grandson,
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. today at Red Bluff Cemetery, the
Rev. George Tompkins officiating. Slavik Funeral Home, Edna, 361-782-
Pallbearers: Great-grandsons: Shannon Srp, Budd Ratliff, Josh Srp,
Jake Srp, Aaron Hamilton, J.B. Pruitt and Richard Gerjes.