Gary Humphrey Sr.
1930 - 2021
BORN
1930
DIED
2021
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515 Center St
Lake Geneva, WI

Gary Humphrey

1930 - 2021

Gary Humphrey, Sr., 91, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2021. He was diagnosed with Parkinson's in March of 2018.

Gary was born in Zenda, Wisconsin, on February 16, 1930. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Education and his Master's Degree in Administration from-UW Whitewater. He dedicated 35 years to his love of education, the majority spent teaching in Springfield and Burlington. Gary had a love of football that began at an early age and continued throughout high school and college. He played semi-professional football for the Delavan Red Devils and Racine Raiders. He loved to hunt and fish at his home on Birch Lake in Northern Wisconsin. He loved to fish in Canada with his family. Gary also designed and had patented a product known as the E-Z Stacker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Jean Humphrey; older brothers: James and Roger, and sister-in-law, Joyce.

He is survived by his wife, Esther; two sons: Gary II (Laura) and Mark; two sisters: Patricia Spiegelhoff and Ruth Ann Hadinger and one brother, Budd (Irene) Humphrey. He is further survived by four grandchildren: Jacob, Taylor (Justin), Dora and Jessie. He was also excited to learn that his first great grandchild will be joining the family in March of 2022.

Visitation will be held at the FUNERAL HOME (515 Center Street, Lake Geneva) on Friday, September 17, 2021 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. and again, on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. with the church service at 11:30 a.m. at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church (1101 Logan Street, Lake Geneva). A luncheon will be served at the church immediately following the service. Memorials in Gary's name may be directed to First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes, Steinke Chapel of Lake Geneva, WI is proudly serving the family.


Published by Lake Geneva Regional News on Sep. 16, 2021.
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Sep
17
Visitation
5:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Steinke Funeral Home & Cremation Services
515 Center St, Lake Geneva, WI
Sep
18
Visitation
10:30a.m. - 11:30a.m.
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
1101 Logan Street, Lake Geneva, WI
Sep
18
Service
11:30a.m.
First Evangelical Lutheran Church
1101 Logan Street, Lake Geneva, WI
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I was saddened to hear of Gary's passing. I have always had a special place in my heart for his love of teaching and his fun loving spirit and the stories he told. Bless him and his family.
M. Sonia Raymond
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