WAUKESHA

Rickey Lee Gerlach


June 8, 1951 – Jan. 14, 2014


Rickey Lee Gerlach of Waukesha died peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc at the age of 62. He was born in Osceola on June 8, 1951, the son of Arnold and Jean (nee Hills) Gerlach.

He was a 1969 graduate of Greendale High School.

Rickey loved the Beatles and enjoyed playing the guitar.

He was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.

He will be sadly missed by his mother, Jean Gerlach of Watertown; his sisters, Diana (Phillip) Price of Wind Lake and Rebecca (Peter) Kubale of Dane; his brother, Gary Gerlach of Fox Lake; his nieces and nephews, Steven, Randall and Joseph Price, Jeremy (Lynn) Gerlach, Lucas (Michelle) Gerlach, Mandy (Todd) Bruce, Katie (Travis) Zehren and Christopher Kubale. He is further survived by his sister-in-law, Roxie Gerlach, along with other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arnold.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the noon memorial service Saturday, Jan. 18, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 White Rock Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Lawrence Gates will preside.

Memorials in Rickey’s name are appreciated to the family.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family.

For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.