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bishop emeritus

Eugene John Gerber, bishop emeritus.

Background

Gerber, Eugene John was born on April 30, 1931 in Kingman, Kansas, United States. Son of Cornelius John and Lena Marie (Tiesmeyer) Gerber.

Education

AB, St. Thomas Seminary, 1955. Master of Arts, St. Thomas Seminary, 1958. STB, St. Thomas Seminary, 1959.

Licentiate of Sacred Theology, St. Thomas Seminary, Rome, 1976. Bachelor, Wichita State University, 1963.

Career

Ordained priest Diocese of Wichita, Kansas, 1959, assistant chancellor, 1963, secretary to bishop, 1964, vice chancellor, 1967, member diocesan board administration, 1973, diocesan consultant, 1973, chancellor, 1975. Chaplain, member governing board Holy Family Center for Mentally Retarded. Board directors Cursillo.

Ordained bishop, 1976. Bishop Diocese of Dodge City, Kansas, 1976—1982, Diocese of Wichita, 1982—2001, bishop emeritus, since 2001.

Connections

father:
Cornelius John Gerber

mother:
Lena Marie (Tiesmeyer) Gerber