Gerald R. "Jerry" Gebler Sr.

Gerald R. "Jerry" Gebler Sr., 56, of Ft. McCoy, Fla., formerly of West Bend, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2006 at his home under the care of hospice and his family.

Jerry was born July 2, 1950 in West Bend where he attended school and graduated in 1969 from West Bend High School.

He was a plumber by trade.

Survivors include his sons, Chad (Kristin) Gebler of Jacksonville, Fla., Eric and Gerald Jr., both of Ft. McCoy; a sister, Dori (Carl) Jonsson of Greeneville, Tenn.; a brother, Mark (Betty) Gebler of West Bend; two granddaughters, Falyn and Bella Rae; his former spouse, Gera Judge of Ft. McCoy, and a special caregiver, LeeAnne Rabida of Ft. McCoy.

He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Milton and Beverly, and a brother, David.

A celebration of life serve with family and friends was held at his home.

Memorials may be sent to Hospice of Marion County, Fla.