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Congerville-Chad Gerber, 41, of Congerville, IL passed away at 7:10 a.m. on Monday, February 1, 2016 at the Mosaic Place in Bushnell, IL.

He was born on October 9, 1974 in Peoria, IL a son of Roger and Trish Grimm Gerber.

Survivors include his parents, Roger (Trish) Gerber of Congerville; three sisters, Stacie (Rick) Bauman of Congerville; Ali (Jason) Knepp of Roanoke; Cassie (Alex) Knepp of Roanoke; two brothers, Blake (Kristin) Gerber of Louisville, KY; Brock (Jodi) Gerber of Eureka; maternal grandmother, Elna Grimm of Goodfield; paternal grandmother, Berdina Gerber of Eureka; and 18 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his two grandfathers.

Everyone that knew him saw his love for God and the Lord Jesus. He brought laughter and smiles to all he met and never knew a stranger. Chad loved spending time with his family playing games, singing songs, and playing his "air" guitar. He was a devoted Cardinals fan and loved his favorite player Albert Pujols. He also had a strong love for his Roanoke Benson Rockets. His child-like heart will be missed by all, but he will be a wonderful addition to God's Heavenly choir.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2016 at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church and also from 9-9:45 a.m. on Thursday prior to the services at church. Burial will be in the Goodfield/Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Timber Ridge Home in Morton, IL. Online condolences may be sent to the family at