About Petersen's

We're caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions.

We're located on Main Street in Newton, Kansas. We invite you to stop by to browse our facilities, and discuss your pre-planning needs at any time!

Verna Gervais

December 15, 2022

Verna Jean (Koeneman) Gervais 77 died December 15, 2022, in Wichita, Kansas. She was born October 26, 1945, in Newton, Kansas to Lester and Alma (Williams) Koeneman.  On February 2, 1994, she married Jim Gervais at Yates Center, Kansas and he preceded her in death in 2016.

Verna is survived by daughters Irene Knauf and Jeannie Gervais. She is also survived by one brother Dale Koeneman, one sister Sandy Koeneman and 3 grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Debra Ann Honaker, brothers Lester Jr; August; and Norman Koeneman.

A memorial service is pending and will be announced by Petersen Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the families “Go Fun Me” or AMOC.

Print this obituary

2 thoughts on “Verna Gervais

  1. She was always family to me. I loved staying at her house, and remember all of the memories we shared ❤️.
    Love you so much gma Verna.

Sign Guestbook

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *