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Gerhardt Henry Roenne

December 24, 1940 ~ March 28, 2017 (age 76)

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Gerhardt Henry Roenne, 76, passed away on March 28, 2017 in Sealy, Texas.  He was born on December 24, 1940 on his grandmother's farm near Osborne, KS to Henry G. and Stella (Snyder) Roenne.  Gerhardt was one of several children.

Gerhardt attended school in Osborne. He also attended a Caterpillar trade school.  He worked throughout the midwest and made his home in Texas.  He was the owner of Roenne Equipment Company.  He liked to work with heavy construction machinery and large scale projects involving oil field drilling equipment.

Gerhardt enjoyed coming to visit the family farm and help out.  He shared that some of his best memories were in the seat of a tractor.  He was a hard worker.  "Roenne didn't work until he was tired; he worked until the job was done."

Gerhardt was preceded in death by his parents and sister Frances Dibble.  He is survived by daughters: Bobbi (Scott) Herrman of Aurora, IN; Terry (Gary) McDonald of Smith Center, KS; Karen (Wayne) Welter of Union, NE; Donna Roenne of Nacogdoches, TX; Kathy Roenne of Sealy, TX; sons: Henry (Amy) Roenne of Friendswood, TX; Thomas Roenne of Centerville, TX; sisters: Dorlyn Workman of Osborne, KS; Teresa Roenne of Osborne, KS; Connie Harris of Hastings, NE; brothers: Larry Roenne of Alton, KS; John Roenne of Osborne, KS; 17 Grandchildren and 14 Great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews & cousins.


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
% Clark-Gashaw Mortuary, Osborne KS 67473

 Service Information

Memorial Service
April 8, 2017

2:00 PM
United Methodist Church
300 W. Main St,
Osborne, KS 67473

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