WAUKESHA

Gerhardt Emil Duescher

Sept. 14, 1917 Feb. 5, 2012

Gerhardt Duescher, 94, of Waukesha, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, in Naples, Fla.

He was born in the Town of Grover, Peshtigo, on Sept. 14, 1917, the son of Emil and Matilda Duescher.

Gerhardt worked for the Waukesha Post Office. He was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church in Waukesha. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Colleen Duescher, and daughters, Marlea (James) Weiss, Mary Sue (Marvin) Eichstaedt, Rita (John) Ragland and Roxanne (Carlton) Schulke. He is further survived by grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Myrtle; two sisters, Arlene Schoenfeld and Ellen Brown; three brothers, Harold, Ruben, Lester; and a son-in-law, Gene Harter.

Graveside services are pending at Prairie Home Cemetery.