Obit: Gehrt, Everett (1916 - 2010)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: Gehrt, Bammel, Buelow
----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, Wis. (03 Mar. 2010)
Gehrt, Everett (05 APRIL 1916-22 FEB. 2010-03-19 100
Everett F, Gehrt, 93, Loyal, died on Monday, Feb. 22, at the Clark County Health Care Center, Owen. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Loyal United Methodist, Loyal. The Rev. Mike Herdt officiated. Burial followed in the Loyal Cemetery. Pallbearers were Scott Hunt, Jesse Zvolena. Jerry Noeldner, Tom Pagenkopf, Gordy Noeldner and Chuck Butterbrodt.
Everett Frank Gehrt was born on April 5, 1916, in the town of Levis, to Harry and Marie (nee Baumel) Gehrt. He was raised on the family farm and received his education in the Columbia area. He married Janette K. Buelow on Nov. 18, 1942, at her parents’farm in the town of York. They farmed in the Pine Valley area until 1948, and then bought a farm south of Loyal. They retired from farming in 1983, sold the farm and moved to Loyal. His wife, Jannette, died on April 15, 2002. He continued to reside in Loyal until moving to the Clark County Care Center on Jan. 2, 2007.
He was an active member of the Loyal United Methodist Church, where he served on the Trustee and Finance committees, was Ad Council chairperson, taught Sunday School and was a member of the church’s men’s group. He also worked at the Loyal recycling center, and served as sexton of the Loyal Cemetery and was on the cemetery board for many years. He had many interests, but loved spending time with his grandchildren, woodworking, welding, farming, polka music, traveling, playing cards, and he always enjoyed a good joke.
Survivors include his son, Carl Gehrt, Loyal; daughter-in-law, Cindy Gehrt, Loyal; two granddaughters, Lena Gehrt, Marshfield, and Megan (Lance) Hahn, Loyal; one great granddaughter, Mackenzie Hahn; and a sister-in-law, Alice Gehrt, Wisconsin Rapids..
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Jannette; a daughter, Karen, in infancy; and two brothers, Harlan Gehrt and Walter Gehrt.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.cuddiefh.com.
Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal assisted the family with arrangements.
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