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William Edward Gebhardt Obituary
William Edward Gebhardt
1929 ~ 2013
Our beloved husband, stepfather, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend William "Bill" Gebhardt passed away peacefully with his wife by his side Tuesday October 22, 2013 after a valiant battle with Alzheimer's.
William was born to the late Richard and Nora Gebhardt, May 1, 1929 in Forest Green, Mo. William Graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in both Business Administration and Electrical Engineering. He relocated away from his family farm after he accepted a job with the Federal Government in the Bureau of Reclamation as a electrical engineer. He lived briefly in Burley, Id and Phoenix, Az until he accepted a permanent transfer to Salt Lake City, UT.
He married the woman of his dreams, Gertrude Gregor in 1969. They shared a wonderful life and marriage for 44 years. After retiring in 1991 he spent most of his days serving as a member of Christ Lutheran Church, writing, carpentry, walking around his neighborhood, and caring for animals.
William is survived by his two brothers: Harley (Miriam) and Maurice (Wanda) Gebhardt, of Glasgow, Mo; Stepchildren: Cindy Russell and Steven Von Dehnert; Grandchildren: Jessica Neria­-Salazar (Nicholas) and Christopher Neria (Jennifer); and great grandchild, Liam Salazar. Viewing will precede the funeral service at 10 am on Monday Oct. 28th at Christ Lutheran Church. The interment will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Oct. 26, 2013
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