Barbara J. Gerloff

Monday, April 6, 2020

Barbara J. Gerloff, 81, of Slater, died Friday, April 3, 2020, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia.

Due to the current regulations regarding COVID-19 and public gatherings, a private family graveside service will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Slater City Cemetery, with Pastor Walt Snyder officiating. Friends may call Monday, April 6, 2020, from 1 until 4 p.m. at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Memorials are suggested to Peace Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.

Born Aug. 2, 1938, in Saline County, she was the daughter of the late Alford and Iva Thornton Yager. On May 23, 1958, in Slater, she married Ralph E. Gerloff, and he survives of the home.

Also surviving is a daughter, Julie McFarlane and her husband, Nathan, of Gilliam; two granddaughters, Destiny and Andrea McFarlane; and a sister-in-law, Doris Yager of Gilliam. She was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Yager.

Mrs. Gerloff was a long-time active member of Peace Lutheran Church in Slater. She worked at Slater Garment Factory for 21 years, and later BHA in Slater for seven years until her retirement in 2003.