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Jerry Tanking

February 27, 1943 — March 20, 2018

Jerry Tanking

Gerald "Jerry" Tanking, 75, of Liberal, passed away on Tuesday March 20, 2018 at the V.A. Hospital in Amarillo, TX. He was born on February 27, 1943 to Alfred and Catherine (Runnebaum) Tanking at Seneca, KS. On May 16, 1970 he married Jill Randall at the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Liberal, KS; she survives. Jerry was a graduate of the St. Peter & Paul Catholic School in Seneca, KS. Jerry was a lifelong farmer. He enjoyed raising livestock and crops, helping other local farmers and was an avid hunter and was the owner of Sands Motel for Yellow Freight in Liberal. He was also a 4th Degree Knights of Columbus and a member of the ELKS, American Legion, VFW. Jerry was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Liberal. Jerry is also survived by his Two Sons-Terry Tanking and Kim of Liberal, KS, Todd Tanking and wife Mandy of Liberal, KS; Five Grandchildren- Kaleb Tanking, Ridge Tanking, Skyler Lee, Jaden Lee, and Jett Brown. One Brother- Elmer Tanking of Tonganoxie, KS; Three Sisters- Alda Frey of Chandler, AZ, Eileen Meyers of Sabetha, KS and Jeri Ann Matzke of Silver Lake, KS. He was preceded in death by his parents and Two Brothers- Johnny Tanking and Regis Tanking. Viewing will be 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Friday, March 23, 2018, at Miller Mortuary, Liberal, KS. Vigil Rosary Service will be at 5:00 pm Friday March 23, 2018 at the Miller Mortuary Chapel. Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the St Anthony Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Liberal City Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the V.A. Amarillo- Legion Auxiliary in care of Miller Mortuary PO Box 826 Liberal, KS 67905-0826. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jerry Tanking please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Liberal City Cemetery

Visitation

MAR 23. 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT)

Miller Mortuary

908 N Lincoln Ave
P.O. Box 826

Liberal, KS 67901

[email protected]

Rosary

MAR 23. 5:00 PM (CDT)

Miller Mortuary

908 N. Lincoln Ave.

Liberal, KS 67901

http://www.millermortuary.net

Service

MAR 24. 10:00 AM (CDT)

St. Anthony Catholic Church

1510 N Calhoun Ave

Liberal, KS 67901

http://stanthonyliberalks.com/

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