Gerald L. Baumgartner, 82
Sept. 27, 1934 — Nov. 21, 2016
Gerald L. Baumgartner, “Chub,” 82, passed away peacefully Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in Waukesha. He was born Sept. 27, 1934, to Adolph and Hermina (nee Oswald) in Richfield. He graduated from Slinger High School Class of 1952. He married Joanne Schulteis on May 8, 1954, at St. Hubert Catholic Church. Chub was a carpenter and a member of Carpenter’s Union Local 2283.
He enjoyed fishing and deer hunting, spending time at his cottage up north, and building things with his woodworking skills. He was a Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers fan.
Gerald is survived by his wife, Joanne; children, David, Michael (Lynn), Janice (Jeff) Peterson and Carol (Tom Weidner) Baumgartner; 10 grandchildren, Terri Baumgartner, Chris (Michelle) Baumgartner, Geri (Luis Capitillo) Baumgartner, Katie (Michael) Mutz, Emily (Mike) Gehring, Jacob (Kim Raymer) Baumgartner, Becca (Ed) Naczek, Jessica (Zach Swan) Peterson, Justin Peterson and Rebecca Anderson; three great-grandchildren, Lenore, Logan and Amelia; and sisters-inlaw, Marilyn Baumgartner, Doris Schulteis, Darlene (Richard) Lucka and Dolores Stafford.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Daniel and Robert.
A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, WI 53095) with the Rev. Richard Stoffel presiding. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until the time of the service (3 p.m.). Interment will at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Hubert’s Cemetery (Hubertus). Memorials to St. Peter’s Building Fund or Richfield Volunteer Fire Department would be appreciated.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Divata Dialysis Center, Cedar Community and Seasons Hospice.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.