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James L. Gerner
Oct 30,1935---Jan 24,2018

James L. Gerner, 82 of Shawnee, Kansas, passed away January 24, 2018. Celebration of Life and Luncheon, Sunday, February. 11 at 1:00 pm at George Meyn Center, 126th and State Ave., Bonner Springs, Kansas 66012. Casual and K-State attire is encouraged.


Jim was born on October 30, 1935. Jim grew up in Rosedale, Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University in 1958 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. He had a distinguished career in engineering and was employed by Gordon Johnson Company and Labconco Corp. He went on to serve as Director of Engineering for Fixtures Furniture. In his retirement, Jim continued his love of engineering with his own consulting firm. Jim had a great love for family, travel, conversation, K-State, and life.


He is preceded in death by his parents, George and Eveline Annie Gerner and his brother, George Edward Gerner.


He is survived by his wife Marj of 58 years, four children and their spouses: Jeff and Annette Gerner, Jennifer and Jeff Noble, Andrea and Dennis Cloughley, Jon Gerner and Leslie Stewart.  


Beloved grandchildren: Samantha and Sarah Gerner, Alyssa and Ben Coomes and Austin Noble, Joe and Justin Cloughley, Wyndal and Sylvie Gerner. Brother and sister-in-laws:  Carl and Adalain Peoples, JoGayle Gerner, Mary Pinard, many loving nieces, nephews, friends, neighbors, and his dog Nina.


Contributions can be made to: Johnson County Christmas Bureau, PO Box 14786 Lenexa, Kansas 66285, or The Kansas State School of Engineering.

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Celebration of Life
George Meyn Center
126th and State Ave
Bonner Springs
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Date of Service:
Feb 11 ,2018
Time of Service:
1:00 pm
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