Gilbert J. Mayer, 58
Gilbert J. Mayer, 58, passed away on
Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at The Kathy Hospice of West Bend. He was born on
Feb. 18, 1954, to Gilbert and Bernice (nee Miller) and spent his youth
playing softball with his brothers.
He graduated from West Bend East High School, Class of ’72, then began
his career as a welder, eventually owning and operating G. Mayer Welding
in Newburg. He enjoyed billiards, photography and spending time
outdoors. He worked creatively with metals and enjoyed mechanical
projects. He had a great sense of humor and was a good-natured
Gilbert is survived by his sons, Dan (Karla) and Dustin; mother,
Bernice; siblings, Jerry (special friend, Mary Ellen Dodge), Sharon
(Conrad) Fischer, Kathy (Rich) Pierce, Judy Austin, Dan (Carol), Tom
(Connie) and Mary (Bill) Chesak; and best friend, his cocker spaniel,
He is preceded in death by his father, Gilbert, and sister-in-law, Annie
The memorial service will be held on Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, at 7 p.m. at
the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI
53095). The visitation will be held at the funeral home from 5 p.m.
until the time of service at 7 p.m.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)