Gerlach, Wendell E.
Date: Friday, November 14, 2014
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028
Date: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Zion Lutheran Church, 9700 Zion Lutheran Church Road, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, 9700 Zion Lutheran Church Road, Hillsboro, Missouri 63050
Wendell Edward Gerlach, 80, of Hillsboro entered into rest November 9, 2014 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital of Festus. He had retired as a sales person for Jewel Tea Company, a member of Zion Lutheran Church and a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was grounds keeper for Zion Lutheran Church and Cemetery and cut and sold firewood in his spare time. Born May 18, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the late Edward and Louise (Kirchhoff) Gerlach.
Survived by his loving family which includes his wife of 56 years, Mary (Wingard) Gerlach: son, Timothy (Renee) Gerlach of Hillsboro, Missouri; daughter, Karen (Paul) Gerlach-Pullmann of Las Vegas, Nevada; brother, Kevin Gerlach of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; grandchildren: Cameron, Alexandria, Edward, Timmy, and Abigail; great grandchildren: Angel and Aurora. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a son, Steven Gerlach and a brother, Richard Gerlach.
Reverend Gary Schulte will officiate service.