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Gilbert "Gib" P. Krapfl
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Obituary for Gilbert "Gib" P. Krapfl

Gilbert “Gib” P. Krapfl, age 75 found peace on Monday, May 21, 2018. He was born on June 5, 1942 in Theresa, WI to parents, Clarence and Gladys (Meyer) Krapfl. Gib began his career as a mason with Rueben Schuster, Theresa and retired from Craft Masonry, Slinger. Gilbert was united in marriage on July 26, 1991 to Lucille “Lucy” Stern.

Gib was an avid gardener and enjoyed tending to his lawn with his John Deere tractor and splitting wood. He spent many hours in his shop relaxing in his recliner in front of his fireplace. Gib enjoyed the challenge of rummage sales. He loved feeding and watching the birds and squirrels. Gib also enjoyed playing cards for nickels with the senior group at St. Paul’s UCC.

Gilbert is survived by his wife, Lucy; loving children, Terry (Monica), Tammy Krapfl and Todd (Michelle); Lucy’s loving children, Linda (Joe) Herrick, Debbie (Art) Schlafer, Brian (Susie) Pitsch, Sandy Pitsch and David (Alanna) Schramm; nineteen grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one sister, Marilyn Zingsheim; one brother, Rick (Shawn) Krapfl; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Gilbert is preceded in death by his parents; infant brother; brother-in-law, Phillip Zingsheim; granddaughter, Danielle Ebert.

Visitation for family and friends will be held at Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford on Thursday, May 24 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM and continued visitation at St. Paul UCC, 495 St. Augustine Rd., Colgate on Friday, May 25 from 10:00 AM until time of service. Funeral Services for Gilbert will be held at St. Paul UCC at 11:00 AM. Burial to follow at Gardens of StoneBank. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Paul UCC - Sunday School. The family would like to thank the wonderful, caring staff of ProHealth Home & Hospice Care for their care and support.


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Visitation

Thursday

24

May

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Shimon Funeral Home

824 Union Street
Hartford, WI 53027

Visitation

Friday

25

May

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Paul UCC

495 St. Augustine Road
Colgate, WI 53017

Funeral Ceremony

Friday

25

May

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
St. Paul UCC

495 St. Augustine Road
Colgate, WI 53017

Committal

Friday

25

May

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Gardens of StoneBank

W329 N6920 West Shore Drive
Hartland, WI 53029

Luncheon

Friday

25

May

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
St. Paul UCC

495 St. Augustine Road
Colgate, WI 53017

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