Obit: Gehrt, Willie H. (1893 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Gehrt, Krueger, Mohr, Berger, Marden, Novak, Gossmann, Hermeling, Lloyd, Yndogliato, Winter, Bohnhoff, Scott, Koehler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 6/1/1967

Gehrt, Willie H. (1 October 1893 - 26 May 1967)

Funeral services were held Monday for Willie H. Gehrt, 73, of Rt. 2, Neillsville, who died Friday at the home of his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Marden. The Rev. W. C. Koehler of the United Church officiated at services held from the Georgas Funeral Home. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mr. Gehrt was born October 1, 1893, in Clark County. His parents were the late Herman and Emelia (Krueger) Gehrt. He attended Silver Crest School and in later years engaged in farming in the town of Pine Valley on the parental farm. For the last six years he had made his home with his sister. Mr. Gehrt never married.

He is survived by three sisters: Mrs. Mary Mohr, Mrs. Arthur (Elsie) Berger and Mrs. Charles (Emma) Marden, all of the Neillsville area. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Otto and a sister, Martha.

Pallbearers were: Earl Marden, Byno Lloyd, Tom Yndogliato, Clifford Winter, Wilson Bohnhoff and Fred Mohr.

Mrs. W. C. Koehler sang, “Precious Lord Take My Hand” and “Have Thine Own Way Lord.” She was accompanied by Mrs. Jess W. Scott.

People from away here for the funeral were: Gordon Gehrt of Rib Lake, Mrs. Rudolph Novak and family of Merrillan, Mrs. Elizabeth Gossmann of Milwaukee, and Mrs. Leon Hermeling of Wood River, Ill.



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