Bio: Gehrt, Gordon Louis (1924 - 1988)

Contact: Betty




Gordon L. Gehrt, born April 23, 1924; confirmed June 11, 1939 in St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Neillsville, Wisconsin.- Wm. A. Baumann, Pastor


Obit: Gehrt, Gordon Louis (1924 - 1988)


Social Security Death Record


Middle Name: L
Surname: Gehrt
Birth Date: 23 April 1924
Social Security Number: 398-18-2118
State: Wisconsin
Last Place of Residence: Rib Lake, Taylor, Wisconsin
Previous Residence Postal Code: 54470
Event Date: 26 September 1988
Age: 64



Gordon Louis Gehrt, the son of Edward & Alma (Lostin) Gehrt
 is buried in the Neillsville, Wis. City Cemetery.



Family Notes


Gordon is my uncle by marriage to Virginia Wehrman.  I found the information below indicating Gordon's mother's maiden name in error. According to the one cert her name was Lostin which can be verified also on the cemetery registry listing her husband, Edward. Betty Comstock




Obit: Gehret (Gehrt), Gordon Louis #2 (1927-1988)

Contact: Betty Comstock

Surnames: Gehret(Gehrt), Wehrman, Meyer

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wisconsin) 9/27/1988

Gehret(Gehrt), Gordon Louis(9 NOV 1927 – 26 Sep 1988

Grodon L. Gehret(Gehrt), 64, Rib Lake, died Monday morning at his home.

Services will be at 11 am, Thursday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Rib Lake. The Rev John Meyer will officiate. Burial will be in the Neillsville Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the Dallmann Funeral Home, Rib Lake, after 4 pm, Wednesday.

He was born April 23, 1924, in Neillsville, to Edward and Alma Gehret(Gehrt). He attended the Neillsville schools.
He married Virginia Wehrman, May 15, 1954, at the United Church of Christ, Greenwood.

He farmed in the Neillsville area with his parents before moving to Greenwood to farm. In the early 1950s he worked for Frederick Post Manufacturing in Owen. In November 1958, they moved to Rib Lake where they owned and operated Gehret’s(Gehrt’s) Tavern.

He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, the Taylor County Tavern League, the Spirit Lake Horseshoe Club, the Rib Lake English Dart League, the Rib Lake Pool League, the Rib Lake Village Board, and a charter member and past president of the Rib Lake Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia of Rib Lake.

He was predeceased by his parents and one brother, Edward.

(Obituary was published with misspelling of surname, should be Gehrt.) 



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