Joseph Gerstner, age 88, passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on March 6, 1931 in Trego County, Kansas, the son of Jacob J. & Marcianna Rohleder Gerstner. A resident of Scott City, Kansas since 1966 moving from Trego County, Kansas, he was a Soil Conservationist and was the owner and operator of Joe Gerstner Terracing since 1966 retiring in 1999.
He was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Knights Of Columbus Council #5212 in Scott City, Kansas and the Kansas Land Improvement Contractor Association. Joe was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War.
On June 13, 1959 he married Sandra Crowl in Scott City, Kansas. She survives.
Survivors include his Wife - Sandra Gerstner of Scott City, Kansas, Two Sons - Terry Gerstner of Hutchinson, Kansas, Denis & Angela Gerstner of Scott City, Kansas, One Daughter - Sonia Baker of Leoti, Kansas, Two Brothers - Rudy & Pam Gerstner of Sun Valley, Arizona, Wendy Gerstner of Trego, Kansas, One Sister - Caroline Klaus of Hays, Kansas, Ten Grandchildren, Two Step Grandchildren and Nineteen Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Eight Brothers & Sisters and One Infant Daughter.
Vigil Services will be held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, Kansas at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2019 with Fr. Tim Hickey presiding.
Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, Kansas at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 18, 2019 with Fr. Warren Stecklein presiding.
Memorials can be made out to the Joseph Gerstner Memorial Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.
Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday and 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.