Gerald David Wyngaard, age 85, of Kimberly, passed away on November 17, 2023 in Appleton. Gerry was born on September 19, 1938 in Kaukauna to Albert J and Elsie (Paschen) Wyngaard. He served his country honorably as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. After his discharge he continued to serve in the National Guard and was a member of the American Legion, Post 60. He married Jean Marie Case in July 22, 1961 and she preceded him in death in September 24, 2006. Gerry was employed as a pipefitter and Industrial Firechief in the Kimberly Mill.
He was a gun collector and enjoyed playing guitar, and reading, especially Westerns. He was an active member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Harrison and was a member of the church’s Praise Team.
He will be sadly missed by: children Barbara (Mark) Wastel and Ann (Franklin) Chalker, grandchildren; Leah (Heath) Winkelman, Adria Lehndorf, David Lehndorf, Lyle Chalker, great-grandchildren; Dominick Winkelman, Alicia Winkelman, Sylvia Lehndorf, and Parker Lehndorf, siblings; Shirley (Richard) Derks and Kenneth (special friend Sheila Hein) Wyngaard, as well as nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jean, sister Joyce (James) Eichinger, and brother Robert (Rose) Wyngaard.
Funeral Services will be on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at 2:00pm at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, N8728 Coop Road in Harrison with the Rev. Jesse Johnston officiating. There will be a visitation prior to the service at the church from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Burial will be at a later date at Union Cemetery in Kaukauna.
The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at Rennes of Appleton and the hospice workers at ThedaCare at Home Hospice for the care given to Gerry.