Wayne H. Gebert 1939-2019
Wayne H. Gebert
Wayne H. Gebert, 79, of Medford, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the Colonial Center in Colby. A funeral service for Wayne will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 5 at Hemer Funeral Home – Medford Chapel with Pastor David Clements officiating. Visitation will take place at Hemer Funeral Home – Medford Chapel on Friday, April 5 from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Wayne was born on Oct. 11, 1939 to Frank and Beatrice (McCarthy) Gebert in Medford. He spent his young adult life doing masonry and carpenter work in Milwaukee. He moved back to Medford and spent most of his adult life as a self-employed veal farmer. Wayne enjoyed many things, especially fishing, camping, playing horseshoes and pool, and spending time in his shop doing wood crafts. More than that he loved his children and grandchildren and was proud of all of their accomplishments.
Wayne is survived by three children, Steve Gebert, Nick (Heidi Nernberger) Gebert and Katie (Drew) Smola, all of Medford; five grandchildren, Steven Gebert Jr., Hailee (Leslie) Leu, Lincoln Smola and Ali and Brynlee Gebert; four brothers, Lynn (Carol) Gebert of Oconto, Frank Gebert of Minnesota, Gary (Lenore) Gebert of Abbotsford and Lyle (Regina) Gebert of Indiana; and sister, Karen (Kenton) Marti of Watertown. Wayne is further survived by many other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Wayne was preceded in death by a son, Patrick; infant daughter, Trudilyn; two brothers, Elliot (Donna) Gebert and Lee Gebert; and sister, Henrietta Wildman.
Wayne’s family is very thankful for the care he received at Colonial Center.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Wayne’s name may be given to the family for use at a later designation.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.