Fred H. Garbisch, 55
April 26, 1962 — Oct. 23, 2015

Fred H. GarbischFred Henry Garbisch, 55, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at his home in De Pere. Freddy was born April 26, 1962,in Milwaukee to William Edward and Edith Joan (Matkovic) Garbisch. He was a graduate of Homestead High School in Mequon and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering. Fred was a sales engineer in Chicago, Green Bay and De Pere.

Fred was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and attended many UW Badger football and hockey games. He was also an avid Green Bay Packers fan. He enjoyed reading, fishing, boating, snowmobiling with the Sno Devils at Bass Lake near Antigo, playing cards, golfing and listening to music. The highlight of Fred’s year was to hold Fred Fest at Bass Lake, where he hosted the 30th anniversary of the reunion of his friends this summer.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Edward Garbisch.

Fred is survived by his cherished “Mumsy,” Edith Joan Garbisch of Weston, Mo.; sister, Jeannie (Bob) Bialek and adored nieces. Jordan and Sydney Bialek, of Weston, Mo.; “my favorite auntie,” Patty Matkovic of Indianapolis; and numerous cousins and many dear friends.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with services immediately following at Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville.

Donations may be given to Kathy’s House at

The family is being assisted by Schramka Densow Funeral Home, Thiensville, 242-3120.