Gerald Shepherd Obituary

Gerald D. Shepherd
Gerald D. Shepherd

May 24, 1931 - March 28, 2019
Born in Jump River, Wisconsin
Resided in DePere, Wisconsin

Obituary

Gerald D. Shepherd, 87, of DePere, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019, at his home. He was born on May 24, 1931, in Jump River, Wis., the son of Kenneth and Susan (Stunner) Shepherd.

Gerald grew up on his family’s farm near Ladysmith in Western Wisconsin, and after graduating high school, served in the Air Force during the Korean War. After returing from the service, Gerald owned his own farm, and later moved to Marinette and opened an electronics company which he ran for several years.

Gerald was a member of the Elks Club and the American Legion.

Gerald is survived by his wife, Betty Shepherd; a son; four step-children, along with their spouses; twenty-four grandchildren; and thirty-seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by Bethel Shepherd; son, David Shepherd; and brothers Kenneth and Walter Shepherd.

A memorial gathering will be held on Monday, April 1, 2019, at Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home from 2:30pm until 4:30pm. A memorial service will be held at 4:30pm in the funeral home, with Military Honors to follow.

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Visitation
Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI US 54143
Monday, April 1, 2019
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Service
Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home
610 Marinette Avenue
Marinette, WI US 54143
Monday, April 1, 2019
4:30 PM