Donald W. Gerbing
du Lac, died Thursday, August 15, 2019, at St. Francis Home. He was born on
February 11, 1928, in Waupun, the son of Ervin and Hattie (Frens) Gerbing. Don
was a graduate of Rosendale High School. He served in the United States Army from
1950-52 during the Korean War and then in the Army Reserves from 1952-56. Don
worked at Sears from thirty-three years until retiring in 1986. Don was a
member of Church of Peace. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, the Green Bay Packers
and playing sheepshead.
Survivors include his wife
Geraldine of Fond du Lac; two daughters, Jill (Joe) Nelson of Fond du Lac,
Jacqueline (Louie) Kuhn of Princeton; five grandchildren, Josh (Kelsey) Nelson
of Waukesha, Mark (Kathryn) Nelson of Lutz, FL, Erin (Chris) Brendelson, Brooke
(fiancé Ryan Scott) Dill, Courtney (Brandon) Schmidt; ten great-grandchildren;
one brother, Robert (Diane) Gerbing of Fond du Lac; sister-in-law, Fran Gerbing
of Fond du Lac; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was
preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Jerome Gerbing; his father-in-law
and mother-in-law, Martin and Alma Pinno.
Visitation will take on Monday, August
19, 2019, from 10:00 AM until 12 noon at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial
Park, N6250 County Road K, Fond du Lac, WI, 54937. Funeral service will follow
the visitation at the Mausoleum at 12 noon. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum.
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