Gilbert Diaz, 75, Green Bay, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday afternoon, May 6, 2012. Born on May 17, 1936, in Greeley, Colorado, he is the son of the late Emanuel and Amalia (Reynoso) Diaz. Gil's family moved to south Chicago when he was a young boy. He faithfully served in the US. Army. Gil moved to Green Bay and married Carol Jean Moureau Perra on November 21, 1992.
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He is survived by his wife, Carol Jean; children, Sandra (Chris) Renner of Northport, Michael (Natalie) Perra of Green Bay, and Connie (Kurt) Peters of De Pere; five grandchildren, Devon, Darrien, and Iris Renner, David Williams and Cody Perra; one brother and sister-in-law, Rudy (Mary) Diaz of Wausaukee; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Angie (Ben) Valdiva and Mary Diaz all of Chicago; other brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Gil is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and one sister.
Private family services were held at MALCORE (West) Funeral Home. Visit www.malcorefuneralhome.com to send an online condolence to the family.
A very special thank you to Unity Hospice for all the care given throughout Gil's illness.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on May 8, 2012