Roger A. Gerbig

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Roger A. Gerbig

November 18, 1940 - October 12, 2019

Roger A. Gerbig Roger A. Gerbig Sr.
BRICE PRAIRIE -- Roger A. Gerbig Sr., 78, of Brice Prairie passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. He was born Nov. 18, 1940, to Fredrick and Mildred Gerbig. He married Leila Severance Jan. 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 U.S. 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 could 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.
A celebration of his life will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Brice Prairie First Responders Building, W7886 County Road ZN, Onalaska. A private family burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the family. Coulee Region Cremation Group is assisting the family.
Published on October 20, 2019
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Jon Gerbig
Oct 30, 2019
Sentimental Dreams was purchased for the family of Roger A. Gerbig by Jon Gerbig.  Send flowers
Debbie Gerbig
Oct 21, 2019
Tight hugs and kisses to all of my cousins in Wisconsin. I am forever grateful that I got to see my Uncle Roger one last time before he passed away. My memories of that trip will never be forgotten and I'm so glad I got to meet ALL of you guys. I know he will be missed! XO
Barbara Plumley (Sarah)
Oct 21, 2019
Michelle and family , I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember meeting you dad so many years ago when you and Sarah played together. He appeared to have a kind heart and a hard working soul. May God bless you with the peace of many happy memories.
lola mueller
Oct 20, 2019
Saw him a lot at groc store in holmen. He always full fun and jokes. He will be missed . lola
Stephanie Pataska
Oct 20, 2019
I am grateful for the pleasure of being in his family and calling this man my 2nd dad. He had a funny sense of humor that some would say think he didnt like you but know different if you really knew him. I loved his fish tacos. My husband brian and I should of listened to him all these years and went bear hunting. You will be missed by many. We loved you. You were a great man. Sending love and prayers to rest of family.
Kit Johnson
Oct 20, 2019
My sympathies to the family.