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Charles Edward "Chuck" Gerding

Charles Edward "Chuck" Gerding

Charles Edward "Chuck" Gerding, age 63, of 1415 Elm St., died on Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 4:44 p.m. in Blessing Hospital Emergency Room. He was born on June 13, 1953 in Quincy, a son of Paul E. & Helen L. (Thien) Gerding. He married Deborah Miller on November 24, 1973 in St. Peter's Catholic Church. She survives.

Chuck was a 1972 graduate of Quincy High School. He retired from ADM after thirty-eight years of service in vehicle maintenance. The last four years he has been working as a technician at Selby Implement.

He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church.

Chuck was involved for forty years working on the QND Football Chain Gang. He also coached soccer for twenty years. Chuck greatly enjoyed time spent with his children and grandchildren. He liked staying busy, and mowing his grass was one of the things he liked doing most. He enjoyed working on any project with his kids and grandkids by his side. He enjoyed going to all his grandkids sporting events to cheer them on.

In addition to his wife, Deborah, he is survived by six children: Krisha Ley and her husband Eric, Kasey Gerding, and Kari Weisenberger and her husband James, all of Quincy, Kourtney Dye and her husband Matt of Columbia, MO, Kaileen Martin and her husband Jared of Temecula, CA and Kody Gerding and his wife Aleshia of Quincy; fourteen grandchildren: Abigail, Olivia, Alyssa & Michael Ley; Chaydin Gerding, Bayley & Gracie Weisenberger; Madison, Kayley & Mason Dye; Alexis & Lucas Martin and Kinzie & Conner Gerding; eight siblings, Paul Gerding of Springfield, IL, Mary (James) Wienhoff of Quincy, Robert "Bob" (Esther) Gerding, Theresa Martin, and Lou (Porter) Gibson all of Quincy, William "Bill" (Catherine) Gerding of Shelbina, MO, Linda (Mike) Parks of Clinton, MO and Daniel (Karen) Gerding of Plainville; and his in-laws, Bruce (Mary) Miller and Bob (Rhonda) Miller, all of Quincy and Pam Poe of Albia, IA. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his mother and father-in-law and a nephew, Phillip Parks.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home and at 10:00 in the Church of St. Peter by Monsignor Leo Enlow. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Quincy Notre Dame Foundation or to the American Diabetes Association.

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From:
Bill & Debbie Greving
Camp Point, IL
Comments:
We are so sorry about your loss of Chuck. We always remember him being very kind to Bills' parents Herb and Bert Greving. We will be remembering your family in our prayers.
From:
Virgil ohnemus
Fowler, IL
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I worked with Chuck at ADM he was a great guy to be around so sorry for the family prayers for all to the family
From:
Greg & Jody Frese
Quincy, IL
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Debbie, Greg and I can't begin to express the sadness we are feeling hearing of Chuck's passing. Please know that we are praying for you and your whole family in this very difficult time.
From:
Shane Reis
Quincy, IL
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Chuck was a very nice man! I spent many summers with him and his family through soccer. Always in a positive mood. May he rest in peace.
From:
Peggy Litt
Quincy, IL
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Krsha and Eric, so sorry to hear of your loss. I am traveling and unfortunately won't be back until after the funeral. Peace and comfort to all of you.
From:
Larry & Bonnie (Bennett) Perrine
Quincy, IL
Comments:
To all of the Gerding family our deepest condolences. Chuck was a great guy. Our prayers are with you all.
From:
sharon and david brunda
columbia, MO
Comments:
We are so sorry for your loss. we know he must have been a great man as he raised a great daughter. Hugs and prayers for you and the family. love ya, sharon and david
From:
Teresa Oshner London
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Known Chuck for many years. Use to deliver parts to Moormans to the shop & he later would come to Hadlers & Prairie International to pick up parts! Always a pleasure talking to him. He will truly be missed by all.
From:
JAMES ,,,ED,,, MCGIINN
QUINCY, IL
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PRAYERS FOR CHUCKS FAMILY AT THIS TIME ,, CHUCK WAS A GOOD AND FAITHFUL WORKER AT MOORMANS/ADM. MAY HE REST IN PEACE.
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From:
Jessica Livers
Monroe, MO
Comments:
So sorry to hear about your dad,Your all in our thoughts & prayers!
From:
Karan Cook
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I'm so sorry to hear of your families loss. I did not know Charles but was saddened greatly by the news of his death. My heart goes out to your entire family. God bless from Body-Mind-Spirit.
From:
Ralph, Bernice and Ashley Martin
Charleston, SC
Comments:
We just want you and your family to know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.
From:
Jay and Nan Grawe
Quincy, IL
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To all the Gerding family we offer our prayers. Chuck was a great guy and will be missed.
From:
Lonny Lemon
Mundelein, IL
Comments:
Deb and kids,
I was stunned to hear the news of Chuck's accident and passing. He was a fantastic husband and father. I will always admire your family commitment to your faith. I will pray that HE gives you the strength needed to get through the tough times ahead and that HE fills your hearts and memories with only the good times you shared.

God Bless,
Lonny
From:
Debbie "Cramsey" Beckwith
Bowling Green, MO
Comments:
Debbie, so sorry to hear about your husband. Prayers for your family and may God hold you in His arms and console you. Debbie
From:
Nancy (Zwick) Keller
Petaluma, CA
Comments:
Debbie-
I just opened the email from Dan Hoffman and read the sad news. I'm so sorry to hear you lost Chuck. We will keep you and the family in our thoughts and prayers.
From:
Don & Joan Benz
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dear Family - We are sorry for your loss - Wishing you peace
From:
Lisbeth & Dirk Lefler
Littleton, IL
Comments:
We are so sorry for your loss - you have all been in our prayers!