Born Jan 31, 1909 in Bellingham, WA to Nicklas and Katherine Gerner. He was raised in Chuckanut Village with his 3 brothers, Edward, Carl & Walter, 2 sisters Louise & Elsie. Elmer married Dorothy Rowland in April of 1933. They had 7 children - Elmer C. Gerner, Mary Todhunter, Carole Henley, Lewis Gerner, Curtis Gerner, Nita Buckley & Tammy Martin, all of Bellingham. He was blessed with 24 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren. We are having a gathering of family and friends at the Fairhaven Park Pavilion Sun Feb 8th, 1pm-5pm. Come one and all. Bring pictures & memories. For more info call 734-8448 or 733-7736.