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Gilbert Edwin Derr, Sr.

Male 1893 - 1973  (80 years)


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  • Name Gilbert Edwin Derr 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 24 Jan 1893  Hampden Twp, Columbia Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Mar 1973  Sun Prairie Nursing Home, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Spring Prairie Lutheran Cemetery, Keyeser, Columbia Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I20707  CB_9_7_2017
    Last Modified 27 May 2008 

    Father John Thomas Derr, Jr.,   b. 22 Sep 1856, Hampden Twp, Columbia Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1930, Columbus, Columbia Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Zita Mary Wenker,   b. 17 Jun 1870, Clyman, Dodge Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1948, Columbus, Columbia Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1891  Clyman, Dodge Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8550  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth G. Quamme,   b. 17 Oct 1895, Bristol, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1988, Stoughton, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1920 
    Children 
     1. Elaine Margaret Derr,   b. 19 Sep 1922, Bristol, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2002  (Age 79 years)
     2. Living
     3. Gilbert R. Derr, Jr.,   b. 17 Dec 1928, Bristol, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1968, Columbia Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     4. Audrey Jean Derr,   b. 24 Nov 1930, Bristol, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 2003, Sun Prairie Nursing Home, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Living
     6. Norma Carol Derr,   b. 20 Jul 1935, Bristol, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1998, McFarland, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2008 
    Family ID F7395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Obituary:
      SUN PRAIRIE

      Gilbert E. Derr Sr., 80, former Bristol Town Board chairman, died Saturday, Mar. 24, 1973, in a nursing home after a long illness.

      He married Ruth Quamme in 1920. He had farmed near Bristol for many years, retiring in 1957. Mr. Derr was a member of Spring Prairie Lutheran Church, Keyser and the Sun Prairie Colonial Club.

      Surviving are his wife; five daughters, Mrs. John Urso, Rt. 1, McFarland; Mrs. Ralph Unterseher, Colorado Springs, Colo,; Mrs. James McMahon, Sun Prairie; Mrs. Eldon Smith. Windsor; and Mrs. Norma Munz, McFarland; a sister, Mrs. Marie Olrick, 654 York St., Madison; a brother, Oscar, Columbus; 19 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

      The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the church. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Monday at the Tuschen Funeral Home, Sun Prairie.