Picture of mom & dad

Gerhart's father, Fred, passed away on January 20, 2005, at the age of 83 and 58 years of marriage. His mother, Viola, lives in White Rock, which is south of Vancouver on the Canada/US border. In September 2014, she celebrated her 89rd birthday. She is hadicapped from polio since 1948 but although she has difficulty getting around, she is still in relatively good health. Viola has become a computer "expert" and has published several books which, in addition to much other information, are described on her own website. To go to Viola's website, just click here.

click here to see to go to a section, put together by Viola, dedicated to Fred's memory. It contains biographical information, the memorial and tributes.

Picture or Sue

Gerhart's sister, Sue, returned to live in Canada in November, 2001, after being in Bangkok, Thailand, where she taught English to Thai college students since 1997. Thailand was just the latest stop in her very international career which included teaching in Japan, China and Australia.

Sue & Jeanie
SUE with her sisters JEANNIE and JANICE

Sue was adopted into the Pahl family when an infant. In recent years she was reunited with her two biological sisters, Jeannie (middle) and Janice (left). This has been a great story and, as Sue's sisters, we welcomed them both into our family.