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Roger Gerbig Sr.

October 30, 2019

Roger A. Gerbig Sr., 78, of Brice Prairie, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019. He was born on November 18, 1940 to Fredrick and Mildred Gerbig. He married Leila Severance on January 28, 1963.

Roger was a lifelong sheet rocker before he began working as a delivery man for the La Crosse Tribune. The last 15 years he enjoyed traveling his route and adding more stops to it. He proudly served in the US Army. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed a simple life even though he was often perceived as an old grumpy man, once you got to know him, you realized he had a giant heart and was always willing to do whatever he had to lend a helping hand.

Roger is survived by his children, Roger Jr. (Michelle), Jeff, Mark, Michael, and Michelle Marsh; grandchildren, Christopher (Yvonne) Voss, Anthony Finn, Cory Marsh, and Mikeila Gerbig; great grandchildren, Emily and Logan Voss; and many other extended family members. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leila; his parents; and his mother-in-law, Louise Severance.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the family. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 1 to 4 pm at Brice Prairie First Responders Building, W7886 County Rd ZN, Onalaska, WI. A private family burial will be held at a later date.

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