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Farrell Eugene Kerbs

Sep. 23, 1935 - Jun. 9, 2020

Date of Service: Jun. 16, 2020

BURLEY – Farrell Eugene Kerbs, an 84-year-old resident of Burley, passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at his home with his family by his side from complications from a broken hip, and other ailments.

Farrell was born Sept. 23, 1935, in Paul, Idaho, the son of Henry Kerbs Jr. and Catherine ‘Katie’ Weber Kerbs Stiffler. He was raised in the Mini-Cassia area and attended school in Burley, graduating in 1953. Farrell joined the United States Army Jan. 6, 1955, and spent time in the Korean War until December of 1956.

On his return, he joined his brother, Jerry, in Kerbs Beeline Service which became Kerbs Oil. He later purchased Culligan Water Conditioning where he worked for ten years. After selling his business, he went to work for Bonanza Motor Service Department as service manager. Later, he went back to Kerbs Oil where he worked until his retirement.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Burley Elks Lodge. Farrell enjoyed hunting and fishing with friends and cousins.

In 1958, Farrell married Juanita Jacobson in Elko, Nevada. Together, they had two sons, Jeff and Gordon.

Surviving Farrell is wife, Juanita, of 62 years; sons, Jeff (Tori) and Gordon of Burley; sister, Mardene Adams of Burley; sister-in-law, Julie Kerbs of Rupert; his aunt, Colleen Kerbs of Rupert; grandchildren, Jenger, Keri, Kellen, Taylor, Kassi and Kayla; 12 great-grandchildren; and many special nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two infants; his grandparents; brother, Jerry; and several aunts and uncles.

Our family extends our heartfelt appreciation to Parke View Rehabilitation and Care Center, Cassia Regional Hospital, Dr. Stewart North, Intermountain Homecare & Hospice, and Idaho Home Health for their loving care they gave Farrell. All of the nurses, aids and volunteers were so kind and helpful. We so appreciate it. Also, a special thanks to all the family and friends who came during the past weeks of his illness.

A celebration of Farrell’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at Rasmussen-Wilson Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley, where friends and family may call from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday, June 15, and from 1 until 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service. The Rev. Ken Haftorson will officiate. Burial with the conferring military honors will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery.

There will be a live webcast available at - click on the Farrell Kerbs obituary link, scroll to the bottom and click the high-lighted link.

We ask those in attendance to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

The family suggests memorials be directed to Intermountain Homecare & Hospice or a charity of choice.

A live webcast of the Funeral Service will be available at the following link:

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Condolences for Farrell Eugene Kerbs

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From Ivana Hanners:
Juanita and family
Ferrell was such a good, kind, and loving man. It was an honor to know him as well as yourself. There is nothing I can say to ease your sorrow but at least know I'm thinking of you and wish you our Heavenly Father's love.
From Gordon Kerbs:
On behalf of my family, I would sincerely to thank the numerous people who have reached out to us the past few weeks. The words we have received have been comforting, and humbling. Did will be missed dearly, but never forgotten and always loved. Mom is a strong woman and has great support from family and friends. She will be ok. Dad is a great man and taught me many lessons. Dad is free of pain and is with family and friends again. God Bless you DAD and may you Rest in Peace.
From kellie petersen:
I have so many memories of Farrell, Pooch and the boys it was always so fun when mom and dad would pack Kaylyn and I up to spend time at their house, they would play cards and us kids would build tents in the bedroom and play with toys, after tacos and popcorn balls all we could hear was laughter coming from the other room.. I loved spending time there as a little girl and all of you were so kind and good to us. I think of Farrell and it makes me smile. Bless all of you, my heart is with you today and always.
From Kenny Fowler:
So sorry to hear about the passing of your husband, father, grandfather, and friend to so many Jeff, Gordie, Juanita, and all...
From Amy Braegger:
Juanita, Jeff, Gordie and family...
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Thank you for the many happy memories.
From Gary and Charlene Bartlome :
Juanita, Gordy, Jeff and families, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you . If there is anything we can do please let us know. Ferrell was a good man that will be missed by many.??
From Carla Crane Osborne :
Juanita, Jeff and Gordy, I am so sorry for your loss!
As a young scared-cheerleader “Mr. And Mrs.” Kerbs we’re always so kind to me.
They were always so gracious to drive us to all the out of town games.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
From Leslie Taylor Joyce:
Juanita, Jeff and Gord... You are all in my thoughts and prayers. While I didn't know Farrell very well, he was always kind to me. ??
From Don and Alice Jewell:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have thought of you often in the past years.
From Ken and Viki wood:
Dear Juanita Jeff and Gordy. My thoughts are with you in this difficult time. May your sweet memories give you peace in your sorrow.
From Walt & Eileen Petersen:
Juanita, Jeff, Gordy and families, we send our deep, heart-felt condolences on the loss of Farrell. We have enjoyed our friendship with all of you over our many years in Burley. It's hard to think about Farrell not with you there. He leaves a great legacy. We love you all. Love from Walt & Eileen Petersen - now living in Saratoga Springs, Utah with Julie & John and their family.
From Cindy Karlson:
Juanita Jeff, Gordy and families:
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Ferrell! He was such a sweet kind man. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May the Lord send you peace and comfort.
From Lesli Asson ONeill:
All my memories of Farrell are wonderful! He was kind and funny and authentic! Juanita, Jeff, and Gordy, you are all in my prayers. I am so sorry for your loss! God’s speed, Farrell!!
From Tammy Hanks:
Juanita, I am sure sorry to hear about Ferrell. I have missed you so much
From Kamala Hoyer Hubsmith:
Jeff sorry to hear about your condolences to you and your family...I always knew him as a kind and gentle man....
From Kelsey Phillips :
Juanita I’m sorry for your loss . I loved the love you had for each other sending my love to you keeping you in my thoughts and prayers .. ??Kelsey
From Craig & Tammy Meade:
So sorry to here of your families loss, sincere condolences and prayers going out for all family and friends
From Kent Hansen:
Juanita, Jeff , Gordon & Family. Sorry for your loss. A lot of great memories. As teens, he always keep us in line.
From Dave and Sheri Allred:
Thinking of your family during this time.
From Darren Struchen:
I’m so Sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of Ferrell and Juanita. They were a special influence on me growing up. I delivered their paper as a young man for several years. Let’s just say Ferrell was a patient man. Thoughts and Prayers.
From Breanna Smith (Pace):
We are thinking of you in this time of mourning and hope the good times and memories will help you through. You are in our prayers.
From Steve & Marcia Lynch:
Our sincere condolences to the Kerbs family with the passing of Farrell. We are glad he is no longer in pain. He was a true gentleman!!
From Cassie Jensen RN:
My deepest condolences to the Kerbs family. I enjoyed taking care of him at parke view rehab. He had a very funny sense of humor.
From Melanie & Mike:
Rest in peace, Uncle Farrell. Will miss you. Thoughts and prayers Aunt Juanita, Jeff, Gordy and your families. xo
From Kris Frost:
Juanita, Gordon, Jeff and Family,
Sending my sincere Condolences. I have fond memories of Farrell, he was such a good guy. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
From Josie Garcia:
Juanita, I am so sorry for your loss. You and Ferrel has such a special love together. I wish you well my friend and may he rest in peace. I send you a hug. Josie
From Clydine Fonnesbeck:
So sorry to hear about Ferrell! You have my Deepest Sympathies! Your in my thoughts and prayers!
From Michael Weber:
Sorry to here about Farrell passing. He is at peace now.
From Juanie & Jim:
Rest in peace Uncle Farrell. Prayers and loving thoughts Aunt Juanita, Jeff, Gordy and families.
From Gary & Joan Asson:
Juanita and family, just heard of Farrell's passing. We have fond memories of a friend and gentle, kind spirit. Farrell was a key part of our lives and work. So sorry for your loss.
From Corinne Murray:
So sorry to hear about Ferrell. I'm with you in spirit my friend
From Mary K. Garro:
Juanita, Gordy and families. Sending my sincerest condolences to all of you. You'll continue to remain in my prayers and thoughts. Much love, Mary K.

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