Jeffrey J. "Jeff" J. Gehl

Jeffrey J. "Jeff" J. Gehl, 42, of Jefferson, died on Monday, Jan. 28, 2008, at home.

He was born on Feb. 8, 1965, in Hartford to Joseph and Veronica (Hennes) Gehl, and married Darla Keuler on Sept. 30, 2000, in Jefferson.

He was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church in Jefferson.

Jeff was employed as a field technician for Abbott Labora-tories.

Jeff’s pride and joy were his two children, Joshua and Jordan.

He enjoyed snowmobiling, race cars, music and camping.

Jeff had a ready smile and was always willing to help anybody.

He is survived by his wife, Darla; two children, Joshua and Jordan Gehl; his father, Joseph Gehl (special friend Claire Peterson) of Hartford; his mother, Veronica (John) Brugger of Fond du Lac; three sisters, Pamela (Garry) Brown of Fond du Lac and Peggy (Mike) Hangartner and Judy Gehl, both of Hartford; his parents-in-law, Robert and Janice Keuler of Jefferson; his grandfather- and grandmother-in-law, Roy and Janet Leschinsky of Jefferson; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Joseph and Eleanor Gehl and Frank and Veronica Hennes.

Private funeral services will be held at Immanuel United Methodist Church in Jefferson with the Rev. Nancy Carmichael officiating.

Burial will take place in Greenwood Cemetery in Jeffer-son.

Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Feb. 2.

The Olsen Funeral Home in Jefferson is assisting the family.

"We will always love you, Daddy."