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“I talked with Steve at the 50 year class reunion - he was very nice person. My condolences to you and your family. Cindy Craddock Frank ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Craddock Frank - AZ

“I enjoyed working with Steve at Truck & Mine Supply back in the 70's. I used to be Secretary/receptionist. Steve was always very kind and had a...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Lou Purtzer - Evansville, IN

“Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Tina Knott - Evansville, IN

“Nancy, My prayers are with you and your family at this time of great loss. May God comfort you and your family and may He surround you with his love....Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Becky Hufnagel - Evansville, IN

“We were so sorry to hear about Steve - we have so many fond memories of him and your family, especially when the kids were growing up. We are out-of...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Sandy Harrison - Evansville, IN

“Nancy and Family; So sorry to hear about Steve. I worked with him at Sears. You probably remember me I baked him a sweet potato pie each year at...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Natalie N. - Evansville, IN

“Dear Drew, Stacie, Hallie & Mollie: So sorry about the death of your Dad, Drew. What a shock! We just called him last Sat. to get the address of...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: John & Beverly Titzer - FL

“Drew and Family, We are sorry for your loss and just want to let you know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Brian & Rita Butch - Jacksonville, FL

“Drew & family, I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I did not get to meet Mr. Gerth, but I did work...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Dane W. Ferguson - Owensboro, KY

“Dear Nancy, Lifting up many prayers for your family. May you lean on the Lord for strength...your faith will lead the way. God bless you all...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Shawna Horne & Family - Newburgh, IN

“Please know that I will keep you and your family in my prayers. D. Harrison ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Demetrius Harrison - Henderson, KY

“Drew, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this difficult time. May God comfort you as only he can. Cathy ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Cathy Thrasher - Henderson, KY

“I have known steve since he was at truck and mine. I will miss him calling on me. I considered him a good friend. Rex Alton ...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Rex Alton - VINCENNES, IN

“As a classmate of Steve at Memorial I remember him as a good friend and gentleman. My thoughts are with you as you adjust to your new relationship...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Doug Giorgio - Savannah, GA

“Nancy - we are so sorry for your families loss. Know that we are holding your family close in our prayers. God's Peace to you and yours. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Mt Carmel Kemper Office - IL

“We only met Stephen once, at his son-in-law Joe's surprise birthday party last August, but even from that meeting could tell what a kind-hearted,...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Jerry & Janet Johnson - Fishers, IN

“Steve was not only an excellent representative of his company and the industry, he was a thoughtful friend who I will miss. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Jerry W. Jones - Calvert City, KY


Stephen A. Gerth, 69, of Newburgh passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at his home. He formally owned Wright Supply Co., was President of Truck and Mine Supply and currently a salesman for Vernon Corporation. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and was Past Grand Knight. Stephen was an Assistant Scout Master during his son's scouting years. He was a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed watching movies, spending time with his granddaughters and looking forward to retirement in a month so he could go fishing. Stephen was preceded in death by his son Shea Anthony Gerth; parents Norman and Evelyn Gerth and Brother Creighton Gerth. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Nancy; son Drew Gerth and wife Tracy of Newburgh; daughter Michelle Koley and husband Joseph of Fishers, IN; grandchildren Hailee and Mollee Gerth, Shea and Alaina Koley; brother Robert Gerth and wife Carolyn of Evansville and sister-in-law Marianne Gerth of Columbus, OH. Visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 pm Friday, March 23, 2012 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN 47714 with a memorial service at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue from 9:30 – 10:00 am Saturday, March 24, 2012 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 625 Frame Rd., Newburgh, IN 47630. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 am Saturday at the church with Fr. Joseph Ziliak officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery where the Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct graveside services. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Assoc., 6100 W. 96th St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or March of Dimes, 600 N. Weinbach Ave., #710, Evansville, IN 47711. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com

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