Vaughn F. Gehrt
September 11, 1922 - July 19, 2010
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Appleton, WI 54915
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Gehrt, Vaughn F. Vaughn Foster Gehrt, 87, of Appleton passed away on Monday, July 19, 2010, at Brewster Village. He was born September 11, 1922, to Emilie (Semrau) and Edwin Gehrt in Merrill, Wisconsin. After graduation he attended Lincoln County Normal School for two years, and taught in a rural school for three months before…

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Eric (Rick) Derscheid left a message on July 26, 2010:
Please accept my condolences on Mr. Gerht's passing. He was my 5th grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary in 1960-61, and he went out of his way to welcome me as a new student at Lincoln. He made sure that I got to meet each of my new classmates one at a time, so we all could start the year as friends. I enjoyed learning from Mr. Gehrt; even as a now-60-year-old man, I still refer to him as "Mr." out of the respect I have for him. He was a good man and a good teacher. Again, my sincere condolences. Rick Derscheid
Frank Rippl left a message on July 24, 2010:
I'm so sorry that I didn't see Vaughn's obituary until tonight. He was a wonderful man. I taught with him for many years at Lincoln, and learned a great deal from him. He was always very kind to me giving me and the music students all sorts of things he had collected over the years. He loved his church, too, and always supported musical things there. I shall miss him very much. Please accept my condolences and my love. Sincerely, Frank Rippl
Pat & Dan Bacon left a message on July 22, 2010:
Esther and boys, you have our prayers and deepest sympathy.I sincerely was going to visit you both this winter but I fell and had to have surgery on my ankle and didn't start walking again until May. Vaughn will always be special to me and I will remember fondly our years teaching together. Also you and Vaughn's kindness to Holly.. Please keep in touch Love Pat
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
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