Obituary for Gerald Erdman
Gerald Erdman, age 74, of Stevens Point passed away Monday February 5, 2018 at the Marshfield Medical Center.
A celebration of life service for Gerald will be held at 3PM on Saturday February 10, 2018 at the Shuda Funeral Chapel - Stevens Point. Friends and family will gather to share memories on Saturday at the funeral home from 1PM until the time of service.
Gerald was born in Wisconsin Rapids on February 18, 1943 the son of Harvey and Marion (Mahoney) Erdman. He attended local schools in Wisconsin Rapids and graduated from Lincoln High School. He worked as a welder throughout his life and a majority of his welding career was for the Wisconsin Rapids Foundry. On July 22nd 1993 he married Ellen Bates.
Gerald had many hobbies. He loved the outdoors, which included hunting, fishing, and camping. He also loved his Nash Metropolitan and attending car shows. Most of all he loved his basset hounds, Daisy and Flash.
Gerald is survived by his wife: Ellen, brother: Denis (Karen) Erdman, sister: Nadine (Robert) Rosenthal and sister-in-law: Jean (friend Morley Rendmeister) Erdman. He is further survived by his daughter Sally (Rick) Sauer, his step children: Marcey (Josh) Lehman, Lenny (Sara) Nigh, and Steve (Dani) Nigh, daughter-in-law: Jodie Erdman and 5 grandchildren and many relatives and friends.
His was preceded in death by his parents, brother Harvey Jr., and son Jay.