Forrest T. Gelbke, Sr
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October 6, 1915 to December 14, 2012
Proceeded in death by June his wife of 70 years. Loving father of Lindann G. Fleig (Jack) of Incline Village, NV and F. Frosty Gelbke (Julie) of Stockton. Grandfather of 7,Great Grandfather of 10,Great Great Grandfather of 1.
Family was always the most important thing in Forrest's life. Forrest was born in Berkeley, California raised in Yuba City, Calif., where he was a rancher. He moved his family to a hilltop in Fair Oaks, California, after the December 1955 flood. Forrest went into the Real Estate business he sold and developed real estate in Sacramento, Davis and Fresno area's.
Forrest was the founder and the first President of the Sacramento Society of Exchange Counselors and was a life long member of the Masonic Lodge. Forrest was a member of Fair Oaks Rotary for many years.
At his request no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, remembrances to the
Published in Appeal Democrat on Dec. 18, 2012