|Birth: ||May 7, 1929|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 15, 2011|
HAUGHTON, LA - Funeral services for Gilbert B. Gerstmann, Sr., 81, will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 2:00 p.m., with Father Pike Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Hill Crest Memorial Park. Interment will follow in Hill Crest Memorial Park, with full military honors. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at the Hill Crest Funeral Home.
Mr. Gerstmann was born May 7, 1929 in Bronx, New York and passed away April 15, 2011 in Bossier City. He was retired from the U.S. Air Force, a member of the Air Force Retirees Association, and NALC. He loved meeting people and putting smiles on their faces. After retiring from the Air Force Mr. Gerstmann delivered mail in Shreveport while operating the family Service Station in Bossier City for over 36 years with his wife Thelma and son Gilbert,Jr.He touched many with his "Yankee" Humor. The family would like all who met him to celebrate his life Wednesday at Hill Crest.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Mary Gerstmann;and brother, William Gerstmann.
Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Thelma Aileen Gerstmann; one brother Hank Baer; one sister, Dorothy Geehern; two sons, Gilbert B. Gerstmann,Jr., Michael L. Gerstmann and wife Karina; two daughters, Dianna Decharles and husband Brad; Cynthia Fordham and husband Terry, and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com
Thelma Aileen Chaffins Gerstmann (1933 - 2015)*
Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Plot: Sec 11
Created by: John Andrew Prime
Record added: Apr 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68595136
TSgt - Technical Sergeant (E-6) US Air Force veteran retired.|
Added: Dec. 18, 2015
In your memory from your fellow postal workers Shreveport. R.I.P. Gilbert|
Added: May. 11, 2011
U.S. Air Force Motto - "UNO AB ALTO - One Overall", "Above All" as of 2008. We the people, thank you for your service. R.I.P. Sir.|
Added: Apr. 19, 2011