Anton "Tony" Gerhardt, 88, Liberal, died Friday, May 15, 2020, at Liberal Good Samaritan Center.
He was born Jan. 29,1932, in Victoria to Michael and Florence Gerhardt.
He married Mary Imogene Wilson in 1977 at Liberal. She preceded him in death July 3, 2016. He was a mechanic for Zenith Drilling.
He was a jokester who enjoyed visiting with friends, gardening and barbecuing.
He was a former member of American Legion.
Survivors include a daughter, Lucy Fabrizious; two stepsons, Mark Wilson and wife, Karen, Liberal and Randy Wilson and wife, Sally, Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Katie Rohr, Hays; four grandsons, Jarrett Wilson, Denton, Texas, Dustin Wilson and wife, Alexandra, Shawnee and Chad Wilson and wife, Jasa, Loveland, Colo., Jesse Wilson, Liberal; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joseph Gerhardt, five brothers and wives, August (Ellen), Bonnie, Herman (Cicely), Donald Lee (Ruth), and Michael Jr. (Boots); five sisters and husbands, Felicitous (Seraphine) Windholz, Mary (Edward) Hertal, Ann (Richard) Roberson, Betty (Elmer) Younger, and Geneva Weber; and a brother-in-law, Clarene J Rohr.
Due to our current guidelines regarding Mass gatherings and for the protection of our friends and loved ones throughout the community, there will be no public viewing.
Due to CDC guidelines and state requirements restricting gathering size at Funeral Services, his family will be having a private family only graveside service.
We encourage use of our web site tributes and social media to offer condolences and support to the family.
Memorials are suggested to Liberal Good Samaritan Center in care of Miller Mortuary, Liberal.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.millermortuary.net.