Keith M. Gerbing
Keith M. Gerbing was born to eternal life,
loved and surrounded by his family, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010, at the age
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances and Myron Gerbing;
stepfather, Edward Mertz; and two grandchildren, Jacob Gerbing and Bailey
He was the cherished father of Michael (Cheryl), Daniel (Trudy), Robert
(Melissa), Donald (Keri), Tammy Spaulding, Lynda Brand, David (Beth) and
Cindy (Mike) Domagalski; loving brother of Patricia Rasmussen, Gordan
(Marilyn), Richard and Donna (Roy) Marquard; loving grandpa to Taylor,
Shawn (Heather), Chad (Angela), Desiree (Jonathan) Peterson, Jessica,
Jared, Kyle Brand, Alex and Emily, Jacob and Courtney Domagalski and five
great-grandchildren. He will missed by several nieces, nephews and
friends, especially his longtime friend, Bob Kasper.
Keith was born in Fond du Lac. He attended Rufus King High School in
Milwaukee. He was a veteran of the Air Force from 1950 to 1954, where he
served in France as a medic. After serving his country, he worked for
several carpet laying companies, including Klode’s Furniture, before
going into business for himself as Keith’s Carpet Laying Service. He
then retired in the late 1990s. He moved from Brookfield to enjoy
retirement in Wisconsin Dells then returned to the Waukesha area in the
last years of his life to be closer to his family.
Keith loved to watch sports, especially the Green Bay Packers. You could
always rely on him for the latest updates regarding the games. Throughout
his life, he enjoyed hunting, field trails, fishing, traveling, golf,
playing sheepshead and going to the movies. The real joy during his life
was time spent with family. Later in his life, he was baptized in the Holy
Ghost, enjoyed learning the gospel and attending church.
Our family would like to express a special thank you to Waukesha Memorial
Hospital and to all of the staff who aided in his care.
Visitation will be held from 4:30 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service
Monday, Oct. 4, at Apostolic Life Church, W271-S2929 Merrill Hills Road,
Waukesha, WI 53188 (542-7538).
In lieu of flower memorials, please send donations to Apostolic Life