Gehl, Gary A.

Died: 15 January 2021

Gary A. Gehl, age 59 years, found peace on Friday, 15 January 2021. 

Gary was born on 23 February1961 in Hartford to parents, Henry and Lucille (Langenecker) Gehl. Gary graduated from Hartford Union High School in 1980. He was united in marriage on 14 May 1983 to Amy Ziorgen. Gary was owner and operator of Gary Gehl Trucking for over thirty years.  

Gary was an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and four-wheeling. Gary could always be found outside enjoying time with friends and family.
                                                                                                                                                                Gary is survived by his loving wife, Amy; three children; Amanda Gehl, David (girlfriend, Mariah Estrada), Lucas (Marissa); one special granddaughter, Jentry; seven siblings, Eileen Murray, Florence (Jerry) May, Richard (Judi), Marion Gehl, Ivan (Janean), Alan (Melanie) and Gloria Gehl; mother-in-law, Nancy (Fred) Berndt; brothers-in-law, Scott (Lisa) Ziorgen, James Berndt and Jason (Amy) Berndt; sisters-in-law, Janet Gehl, Michelle (Chad) Baumgartner and Marie (Jamie) Petrakovitz and Julie Munster; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

Gary is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ralph; father-in-law, Ralph Ziorgen; brothers-in-law, Jerry Von Haden, David Murray and Jeff Berndt.

Funeral Services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 1001 Center Street, Hartford on Wednesday, 20 January 2021 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Aaron Steinbrenner presiding. Visitation for family and friends on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at Peace Lutheran Church from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM and continued visitation on Wednesday from 10:00 AM until time of service. Mask wearing is appreciated. 

The Committal will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the National Rifle Association or Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association.

Gary is listed on the 4th edition of the Friedrich Seidemann Family Tree Book on page 93 with his wife Amy, their three children Amanda, David, and Lucas (Marissa), and their grandchildren, Jentry. .