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Richard Lucas "Dick" Siewert Gerszewski
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1948
Milwaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 2008
Pontotoc County
Oklahoma, USA

BYNG Memorial services for Richard Lucas "Dick" Gerszewski, 59, Byng, are 2 pm Saturday at Criswell Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Rusty Hewes will officiate. Mr. Gerszewski died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at his home.

He was born Oct. 23, 1948, at Milwaukee, Wis, to Magnus Richard and Elaine Helen Siewert Gerszewski. He married Donna Jean Smith on June 5, 1992, at Allegany, NY. He and his wife moved to this area February 2007 from Fort Adkinson, Wis.

Mr. Gerszewski was an electrical engineer for Alliant Tech in Janesville, Wis. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War as a tank commander. He received a Medal of Valor, Service Ribbon, and the Purple Heart. Mr. Gerszewski was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, National Rifle Association, a charter member of Vietnam Chapter Marine Corps Tankers Association, and Experimental Aircraft Association. He was of the Catholic faith.

Survivors include his wife, Donna Gerszewski, of the home; three daughters, Jennifer McCourt and husband Robert, Ardmore, Tracy Apkarian and husband Jeff, Johnson Creek, Wis, and LaDawn Button and husband Al, Janesville, Wis.; a son, Derreck Brown-Gerszewski and wife Shannon, San Diego, Calif.; his parents, Magnus and Elaine Gerszewski, Milwaukee, Wis; four brothers, Tom Gerszewski and wife Dawn, Crystal Lake, Ill, Charles Gerszewski and wife Mary, Wauwatosa, Wis, Mark Gerszewski and wife Patricia, Sarasota, Fla., and John Gerszewski and wife Jessie, Merrill, WI; 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four nieces; three nephews; and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by a nephew, Joseph Gerszewski. Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

Published in the Ada Evening News from 10/24/2008 - 10/26/2008 
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Nov 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31210500


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