It is with regret we announce the death of Donald L. Gehrke, age 71 of Fayetteville, who passed away Thursday May 3rd in Donalson Care Center. He was a native of Dickinson County, KS and the son of the late Robert Biggs and Ester Bertha Sophia Gehrke. Mr. Gehrke was a former machinist for the port authority in California and was a veteran of the U. S. Navy.
Survivors include his wife Lynn Estep Gehrke of Fayetteville, step-daughter Lisa Diamond of Murfreesboro, daughter Becky Trombley of California, son Robert Gehrke of California and step-son Brian Diamond of Fayetteville.
No services are planned.
Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of Donald L. Gehrke.