Thursday, March 3, 2016
ELMER J. GERSTBERGER
ADDRESS: 1205 Kennedy Street, Rib Lake, WI 54470
PLACE & DATE OF DEATH: Golden Living Center, Rib Lake, Thursday March 3, 2016.
TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM, Monday March 7, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rib Lake.
OFFICIATING: Pastor Joseph Dietrich
INTERMENT: Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake, WI
VISITATION: 9:00 AM until the time of services at 11:00 AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Rib Lake.
DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: January 2, 1921, Rib Lake, WI.
EDUCATION: Completed the 8th Grade at Fawn Valley Elementary School.
MARRIAGE: Married Elsie C. (Kretschmer) Gerstberger in Rib Lake on June 27, 1942.
PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: Elmer worked for the Town of Rib Lake and drove the road grater, he retired after 30 years. He also owned his own farm. He loved working in his garden, and in the woods cutting firewood. He was an avid Milwaukee Brewers fan, and enjoyed spending time with his family.
MEMBER OF: St. John’s Lutheran Church
SURVIVING CHILDREN: John (Patricia) Gerstberger of Rib Lake, and Janice Olson of Waukeshau.
GRANDCHILDREN: Mary and Julie Gerstberger of Rib Lake, Connie (Warren) Wisniewski
SURVIVING SISTER: Betty Quednow of Rib Lake
BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Glendon “Sonny”, Otto, Arthur Gerstberger, Esther Kluckman, Alice Ziembo, Emma Ziembo, Edna Rezutek, Marcella Daubert, and two in infancy.
DECEASED FATHER: Ernst Gerstberger DECEASED MOTHER: Gertrude Thone
PALLBEARERS: Bob Anderson, Rick Cardey, Larry Ziembo, Rick, Taran, Michael Dohrwardt
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