Elfrieda Roberta Gerner


Elfrieda Roberta Gerner passed on to her eternal life on October 2, 2019 at age 101. Frieda’s passing was without pain and very peaceful under the care of Hospice House – NKC Hospital and their wonderful staff.

Frieda was born on March 28, 1918 to Henry and Carola Hatzfeld in Oswego, Kansas. In 1970 at age 52 Frieda married Phillip Sheridan Gerner of Kansas City, Mo. Philip passed in 1981.

Frieda is survived by her four grandchildren that she happily inherited in that marriage , Jeff, Greg, Paul and Lyn Gerner along with her ten nieces; Sue Mann, Sally Booth, Marilyn Baker, Debbie Hopper, Jennifer Archer, Shelia Hartzell, Dale Hatzfeld, Linda Moore, Sandy Hatzfeld and Joanne Hind. 

Frieda will be missed by all of us who were lucky to have such a wonderful lady in our lives.


A celebration of life for Frieda will be planned for spring of 2020 and communicated to all family and friends.


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  1. Susan Birchler on January 16, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    Frieda was a treasure. It was always refreshing to visit with her. Mom treasured her friendship. She had so many interests – gardening, clowning, choir, painting, reading . . . Lots of fun memories. So sorry for your loss.

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