Gordon E. ‘Gordy’ Bast, 76
Aug. 5, 1938 -- May 22, 2015
Gordon E. “Gordy” Bast, 76, of Cedarburg died peacefully on May 22, 2015, surrounded by his family at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus in Mequon. Gordy was born in Rockfield on Aug. 5, 1938, the son of Seno J. and Evelyn M. (nee Harlander) Bast. Gordy was united in marriage on June 21, 1969, in Milwaukee to Judith (nee Neujahr). Gordy worked as a forklift operator for Mercury Marine. Gordy was a member of the Cedarburg Fire Department, Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion, Germantown Historical Society and a longtime member of First Immanuel Lutheran Church. Gordy’s favorite hobbies were woodworking, the Green Bay Packers and working at the Ozaukee County Fair.
Gordy is survived by his wife, Judy; daughters, Renee and Peggy; sisters, Marlene (the late Al) Mallon and Evelyn (Jack) Slais; sister-in-law, Lila Bast; nieces and nephew, Debby (Mike) Coffey, Dawn (Steve) Watts, Ed (Laura) Bast, Chris (Paul) Pannier, Shelly (Brian) Coerper and Tammy Ritzman; great-nieces and great-nephews; great-great-nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends. Gordy was preceded in death by infant daughter, Margaret, his brother Seno and his parents.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 6 p.m. at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, Cedarburg. Visitation was at the church on Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Interment will be in Immanuel Cemetery. Memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church or the Germantown Historical Society appreciated. To view Gordy’s video tribute or leave online condolences, please visit www.muellerfuneralhome.com.