Delores Gerschfske


Delores Joan Marie Gerschefske, 85, Rosebud, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at Gasconade Manor in Owensville.

She was born Oct. 21, 1934, to Walter and Hilda (Moeller) Ermeling, in St. Charles.

She was united in marriage to Richard Gerschefske, July 13, 1963, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in St. Charles.

Delores was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rosebud where she belonged to the choir, PTA and Ladies Auxiliary. She served as election judge for Gasconade County for many years.

She was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Hilda; husband, Richard; sisters-in-law, Milda Gerschefske, Helen Potwora and Louise Edna Hallenberger; and brothers-in-law, Fred and Louis and Alvin Gerschefske, Roland Hallenberger and Frank Potwora.

She is survived by children, Joan Harvin and husband John of Southaven, Miss., and Kevin Gerschefske and wife Kendra of Robertsville; sister-in-law, Geraldine Gerschefske of Owensville; and granddaughter, Kaitlin Harvin of Southhaven, Miss.

Funeral services were Monday, Feb. 17, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rosebud with Pastor Bill Liebman officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Memorials requested to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Alzheimer’s Association.

Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home, Owensville.


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