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“Hi Norbert, I want to express my sympathy to you and your family at this difficult time. I just lost my Dad on April 1st. It's always hard, no...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ellen Kane (Propson) - Menifee, CA

“Ginny and family you have our sincere sympathy in the death of your father, sorry I couldn't do this in person, but I'm sure your memories will be...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sharion Heimann - New Holstein, WI

“It was a privilege and pleasure to care for Claude. He was such a gentleman in the truest sense of the word. He was so upbeat and full of knowledge...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Sue Martin - Neenah, WI

“Grate grandpa I will miss u dearly. I'm glad I got to know u as mutch as I did u will have a spechal place In my heart forever. ...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Heather - Green bay, WI

“Sorry to hear about your loss. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: James Hughes - Victoria, MN

“To Lenny and his family Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. Lennys neighbors. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Rick & Sue - menasha, WI

“So sorry to hear of your loss. I had the pleasure of talking with Claude while my dad, Melvin Thiel, was in the Chilton Care Center. Claude was...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Halpern (Thiel) - Sarasota, FL

“wishing comfort and peace at this difficult time May it be a source of inner strength to know that there's a loving God watching over you ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: jerry and pam schwobe - chilton, WI

“So sorry to hear about your loss, your family will be in my thoughts and prayers god bless, Julie ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Julie & Rory Moschel - Chilton, WI

“Grandpa, We will miss you telling your stories and travels in the military. Your pride that you took in tending to your farm and the nature that...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Tom & Wendy Popp - Chilton, WI


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Claude J. Gebhart, age 90, of Chilton, died on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Chilton Care Center in Chilton. He was born February 4, 1922 in the Town of Brothertown, son of the late Henry R. & Anna (Walber) Gebhart. Claude proudly served his country during WWII as a Corporal in the United States Army Air Corps with the 319th Fighter Control Squadron Unit. During his three years in service, this unit traveled from New Caledonia to the Solomon Islands to Enirau Island in the Bismark Archipelago Area. They then moved to Mindanao, to Leyte and finally onto Tokyo at the conclusion of the war. Following his honorable discharge, Claude married Mildred Geiser on June 4, 1946, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Chilton. They farmed together in the Town of Chilton and Claude cherished every moment he could spend working the land he loved, and tending to his dairy herd. He had a vast knowledge of farming and was always proud to mention that he used organic farming practices, even before there was ever an organic certification. Even following his retirement, Claude frequently would ask about and check up on how the crops and the herd were doing. He and Mildred enjoyed dancing to Polka music and Claude took time to feed and tend to the birds in his yard. He closely followed the Milwaukee Brewers, enjoyed playing Bingo, and looked forward to family gatherings where he could spend time with those he loved so dearly. Claude was a devoted Catholic and truly celebrated his faith. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, formerly St. Mary Parish where he had served as a Eucharistic Minister for 30 years and devoted 8 years of his life to the ... READ MORE →