Johann 'John' Karl Ernst Gerber
Johann Gerber was born on May 4, 1864 in Wrechen, Micklenburg, Germany and died [unknown]. Burial
information about Johann is unknown at this time.
Johann married Frances 'Isabelle' Eescher Guthrie [unknown date].
Frances, daughter of C.S. Guthrie and [unknown mother] was born about 1867 in Papineau, Iroquois County, IL and died (Frances I. Maulbetsch) about 1946 at Gary, Lake County, IN. Frances [Guthrie/Gerber] Maulbetsch is buried at Mound Grove Cemetery, Kankakee, Kankakee County, IL.
- (M) Wendell Guthrie Gerber was born May 16, 1901 and died January 27, 1968.
- (F) Faye Gerber was born [unknown] and died [unknown].
- (F) Gladys Gerber was born [unknown] and died [unknown].
- (M) George Gerber was born [unknown] and died [unknown].
- (F) Ruth Gerber was born [unknown] and died [unknown].
NotesThe following information is taken from the death notice (date unknown) for Frances [Guthrie/Gerber] Maulbetsch:
Death Notice Frances I. Maulbetsch(unknown newspaper; Newspaper Obits)
Maulbetsch Rites at 2 PM Friday
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday from the Rehr funeral home for Mrs. Frances I. Maulbetsch, 79, Kankakee resident who died Wednesday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Gladys Jefferson, Gary, Ind., where she visited for the past two months. The Rev. Mr. Kesterson of Aroma Park will officiate and burial will be in Mound Grove cemetery.
Mrs. Maulbetsch was born in Iroquois county, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Guthrie. She was reared on a farm and received her education in the Sheldon schools. Afterwards she taught for many years in Iroquois county schools.
The deceased was first married to John Gerber and following his death she remarried, this time to Adolph Maulbetsch. He died three years ago. Mrs. Maulbetsch spent most of her recent life in Aroma Park and Kankakee.
She is survived by five children of her first marriage, George Gerber of Naperville, Wendell Gerber of Kankakee, Mrs. Jefferson of Gary, Ind., Mars. Faye Captain of Kankakee and Mrs. Ruth Ntceros of Grand Rapids, Mich; a sister, Mrs. Len Case of St. Cloud, Minn; a brother J.B. Guthrie of Kankakee; a step-daughter, Marie Maulbetsch of Kankakee; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Bury Mrs. Maulbetsch
Pallbearers at the funeral yesterday at the Rehr funeral home for Mrs. Frances I. Maulbetsch, who died Wednesday at Gary, were Lloyd Wilkinson, Ernest Miller, Frederick Cole, Elwood Gerber, John Wahlbeck and Mac Brkovich. The Rev. J.R. Kesterson, new pastor of the Aroma Park Methodist church, officiated. Burial was in Mound Grove cemetery.
The Gerber Family / Marie Maulbetsch
We wish to express our sincere thanks to relatives, friends and neighbors who so kindly assisted us at the death of our beloved mother, Mrs. Frances Gerber Maulbetsch. Also for flowers and use of cars.