|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1955|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 2012|
William E. "Bill" Gerlach, the son of Donald and Marva (Best) Gerlach, was born in Broken Bow, Neb., on Feb. 9, 1955 and passed away in Aurora, Neb., on March 12, 2012, at the age of 57.
Bill grew up in Broken Bow, before the family moved to Aurora. Bill graduated from Aurora High School.
Bill was married to Debbie Richards and they had three children, Jeff, Sara and Danny. Bill worked as a First Responder for many years in Hamilton County and surrounding areas. He also drove a truck and was a bus driver for Aurora 4R School District.
Bill was united in marriage to Rita Young in June of 2005.
Bill loved riding his Harley Davidson and attending auctions. He enjoyed doing yard work and loved his dogs, Harley and Joey, and cat, Sammy.
Bill was preceded in death by his father and son, Danny Gerlach.
Survivors are: wife, Rita Gerlach of Aurora; daughter, Sara Gerlach of Aurora; son, Jeff Gerlach of Wood River; stepsons, Michael Young of Grand Island and Tyler Young of Doniphan; grandchildren, Emma, Kobe, Will and Isac; mother, Marva Gerlach of Aurora; brother, David (Patsy) Gerlach of Grand Island; sisters, Barbara Gerlach-Bice of Wahoo and Ann Gerlach-Lindauer and her husband, Paul Lindauer of Boise, Idaho and a host of relatives and friends.
Published in The Grand Island Independent on March 14, 2012
Donald Edwin Gerlach (1927 - 2007)
Marva Rae Best Gerlach (1929 - 2016)
David E. Gerlach (1949 - 2012)*
Barbara L. Gerlach (1953 - 2014)*
William E. Gerlach (1955 - 2012)
Created by: CPR
Record added: Mar 14, 2012
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