Saturday, November 20th, 2010
Norbert B. "Nub" Gerlach, 86, St. Henry, died at 11:25 p.m. Nov. 18, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 13, 1924, in Burkettsville, to Bernard and Katherine Bruggeman Gerlach. On Aug. 21, 1948, he married Dorothy "Dot" Overman, who survives.
Also surviving are four sons, Ken (Joyce) Gerlach, Tom (Mary Beth) Gerlach and Rick (Jody) Gerlach, all of St. Henry, and Jack (Ellen) Gerlach, Celina; a sister-in-law, Della Gerlach, St. Henry; 14 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Paul Gerlach; sisters Rita Schindler and Alvina Gerlach; and brothers Arthur, Ott and Ed Gerlach.
He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and a former member of Coldwater VFW, St. Henry American Legion and the Mercer County Elks. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Benedict Magabe officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at St. Henry Cemetery.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.