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Emil John Gast
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Birth: Sep. 6, 1884
Waupaca County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Aug. 21, 1968
Birnamwood
Shawano County
Wisconsin, USA

Emil J. Gast, age 83, Birnamwood, died August 21, 1968 at his home.

He was born September 6, 1884 in Waupaca County, the son of the late August and Minnie (Dordel) Gast.

On October 9, 1905 Emil was united in marriage to Emma Wetzel in the town of Almon. She survives.

In addition to his wife, survivors include six daughters, Carl (John) Wolf, Shawano, Harriet (Lowell) Durland, Downers Grove, IL, Frances (Arnold) Maas, Wisconsin Rapids, Elsie (William) Zerneke, Birnamwood, Ann (Irvin) Keldsen, Richfield, MN and Lorraine Cooley, Birnamwood; three sons, Arthur Gast, Shawano, John (Jeanette) Gast, West Chicago and Herbert Gast, U.S. Air Force, Germany; 51 grandchildren 54 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Alvina Branan, Birnamwood and Tillie Dordel, Marion.

Emil was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Meta Baerenwald, three brothers, Gustave Gast, Charles Gast and Fred Gast, one daughter, Alvina Bell, two sons, Fred Gast and August "Jake" Gast and one grandson, John Gast, Jr.

Funeral services were held August 24, 1968 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Birnamwood. The Rev. Clarence Elliott officiated. Interment was in Forest Cemetery, Birnamwood.
 
 
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 Parents:
  August Carl Gast (1851 - 1907)
  Wilhelmina H. Dordel Gast (1852 - 1922)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Wetzel Gast (1886 - 1972)
 
 Children:
  Alvina Gast Bell (1906 - 1962)*
  Arthur William Gast (1908 - 1992)*
  Harriet Gast Durland (1910 - 1971)*
  August William Gast (1912 - 1965)*
  Elsie Lena Gast Staley (1915 - 1988)*
  John Ernst Gast (1920 - 1979)*
  Lorraine Regina Gast Cooley (1923 - 1977)*
  Irving Fred C. Gast (1925 - 1958)*
  Herbert Edward Gast (1929 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bertha Gast Schoenrock (1881 - 1959)*
  Alvina Gast Branan (1882 - 1980)*
  Emil John Gast (1884 - 1968)
  Gustav Albert Gast (1886 - 1953)*
  Tena Mayer Gast Behling (1887 - 1945)*
  Meta Gast Baerenwald (1889 - 1962)*
  Herman Albert A. Gast (1892 - 1950)*
  Frederick August Gast (1893 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Cemetery
Birnamwood
Shawano County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Laura (Matten-Johnson) S...
Record added: Mar 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50326767
Emil John Gast
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2010
 
 
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