Published on -3/8/2013, 12:12 PM
Gerald Mader, 73, Colby, died Monday, March 4, 2013, at Citizens Medical Center, Colby.
He was born Oct. 24, 1939, in Hoxie to August and Mary (Brungardt) Mader. He grew up in Grainfield.
He married Verlene Schoenberger on June 7, 1958, in Oakley. He was a truck driver and car salesman in Denver for 30 years.
Survivors include a son, Thomas Mader, Newhall, Calif.; a daughter, Debra Stephens, Oakley; a brother, Kenny Mader, Haysville; and two sisters, Hilda Herrman and Linda Mader, both of Hays; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Gary Mader.
Private family inurnment will be at a later date.