April 08, 1925 – July 29, 2012
Charles W. Gilbertson, 87, N7190 Larsen Rd. Cecil, entered into the arms of the Lord on Sunday July 29th, 2012 at his residence. He was born April 8th, 1925 in the Town of Green Valley, WI. Charles married Christine Gilbertson (Pockat) at Bethel Lutheran Church in Green Valley, WI on June 8th, 1946. Together Charles and Christine farmed in the Town of Green Valley their entire lives. Charles was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church where he was previously on the church council and involved in organizations and hobbies such as a previous town supervisor in the Town of Green Valley, the over the hill club, dart ball, outstanding senior citizens in the Shawano County fair as well as the “On the farm breakfast” in Shawano County. Charles also had a passion for auctions and collecting tractors. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Pauline Gilbertson, two sons Dean Gilbertson, and Charles S. Gilbertson, a daughter Connie Hansen, a granddaughter Tanya Gartner, and a sister Margaret Hicks. Charles is survived by three sons Dennis Gilbertson (Amy), Duane Gilbertson (Bev), and Steve Gilbertson (Brenda). Also surviving Charles are three daughters Audrey Ellen, Deb Ambrosius (Richard), and Becky Gartner (Fred), as well as a daughter-in-law Colleen, one brother Donald Gilbertson, and two sisters Carol Hansen and Charlotte Prahl. Charles was the proud grandfather of numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Wednesday August 1st, at Kuehl Funeral Home Gillett, WI and from 9-11 A.M. at Bethel Lutheran Church. Funeral services will be at 11 A.M. Thursday August 2nd at Bethel Lutheran Church in the Town of Green Valley with Pastor Bill officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Lutheran Cemetery, Town of Green Valley. Kuehl Funeral Home (920)855-2144 will be serving the family. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Charles niece Sharon Dingeldein, four granddaughters Christine Ambrosius, Ashley Gilbertson, Amy Jo Bergner, and Lydia Ambrosius and his daughters who were with Charles around the clock during Charles last days of life . Also a special thanks to Deb and Ann from Unity Hospice care. He will be missed greatly by his two favorite partners Laddie and Reno.