Kenneth Leon Gerber reunited with the love of his life, and for all eternity, Melanee Gay Warner Gerber January 24th, 2022. Kenny was born to Conread William Gerber and Remore Pedersen May 18th, 1958 in Salt Lake City Utah. He was one of 6 children.
He chose to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served in the Hamburg Germany mission. Upon his return, he shortly met and fell in love with Melanee Warner. They were sealed for time and all eternity in the Salt Lake City Temple April 24th, 1980. They were blessed with 8 children, who have blessed them with over 20 grandchildren and still counting. He was preceded in death by his parents and beloved wife. During his life he was a much-loved friend, mentor, son, brother, father, and grandfather. He could always make you laugh and cheer you up. He worked as a Master Plumber for Beehive Clothing the majority of his professional years. He loved nothing more than his family and had a special deep love for all his grandchildren as they were the best gifts he received and his pride and joy. He taught his children and grandchildren lessons of kindness and compassion as well as many other things including his cooking tips and tricks. He loved searching for wildlife with his children and loved taking his family on vacations to Yellowstone. He was an avid sports fan, but he especially loved the German Bundesliga, where his favorite team was Bayern Munich.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 31, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East Dimple Dell Rd. (10600 S.) Sandy, with a viewing from 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM.
He will be deeply missed by all who knew him, especially his children, grandchildren, and siblings. Nothing can fill the hole left in our lives, but we know someday we will be together again. We love you Dad.
Möge die macht mit dir sein, Dad.
Life Story Info
I just saw Kenny's obituary and it sadden me that I once loved this man. Leon was the best person in the world!! He made me laugh so much I think a couple of times I might have peed myself. I enjoyed the 22 years working with him and in my life. I hope all of his family and friends remember the good times,fun times and most of all the knowledge and love he shared. I could go on forever with stories with him and some of us at Beehive. I LOVE YOU KENNY the world has lost one of its best.