Ethan Ross Gericke, 45, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016. Following cremation, a visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 29 at Vaughn Funeral Home in Weston; followed by an 11:00 a.m. memorial service, at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow at the Mount Bethel Cemetery in Weston. The family suggests contributions be given to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), or to the American Heart Association. Ethan was born October 20, 1971 in Kansas City, MO to Stephen Hue and Linda Lee (Ross) Gericke. He took pride in being a former Boy Scout in Troop 249 of Weston. Ethan spent his working life in the food preparation industry, and was a Volkswagen car enthusiast. Ethan is survived by his mother Linda Gericke of Kansas City, MO; his father Stephen Hue Gericke of San Diego, CA; son Casey Eugene Gericke of Platte City; his aunts Carolyn Bean of Covina, CA and Mary Jo Heidrick of Weston; and his cousins Laurie Ann, Leandra, Lisa, and Amy.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016