Gene A. ‘Geno’ Gruber

Jan 12, 1955 – Oct. 5, 2010

Gene A. "Geno" Gruber of Watertown, 55, formerly of Pewaukee, was born to eternal life Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010, at home surrounded by loved ones.

He was the loving husband of Pamela (nee Scanlon); dear son of Jean and the late James Gruber; fond brother of Laura Johnson, Linda (Jeff) Jehowski and Lisa Socha; dearest son-in-law of Jean Scanlon; and the very special brother-in-law of Donna Janiga, Susan (Terry) Pfeil, Diane (Dwight) Vickers and Jill (Joe) Weidling. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Gene was a graduate of Pewaukee High School and Waukesha County Technical College with a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked for GE Medical as a senior designer, holding several patents involving medical diagnostic equipment. In his spare time, he and Pam loved going to their northern Wisconsin retreat. Gene was an avid fisherman, spending many relaxing hours on the water. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Saturday, Oct. 9, at Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee, with the Rev. Pete Peterson officiating. A special thank you to sister Laura for her loving care. Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.

"What we have once enjoyed and deeply loved, we can never lose; for all that we love deeply becomes a part of us." – Helen Keller