Verle E. Gee, September 4, 1928 - February 1, 2018

Verle E. Gee
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Verle E Gee, 89, from Eau Claire, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2018, at Grace Foundation, Prairie Pointe with his family by his side.

Verle Everett Gee, son of Forrest and Gladys (Teigen) Gee was born on September 4. 1928 in Eau Claire.  His family lived on a farm in Eau Claire County where he was raised with his 2 sisters, Francis and Beverly.

Verle met Lorraine Stelter at Fourniers Ballroom in Eau Claire.  They were married on July 30, 1949, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church.  They made their home in Eau Claire where they raised their 3 children, Dennis, Diane and Daryl.

Verle opened his own business, Earl & Verles Alignment in 1958 with a friend Earl Kline.  They relocated to Fairfax Ave in Altoona in 1964.  In later years Earl retired and Verle ran the business with his boys until he retired because of having open heart surgery at 60 at which time the boys took it over.

During the winter months Verle and Lorraine traveled to somewhere warm.  They did that for a lot of years and loved it!  When not at work he loved to be at the cottage in Chetek.  He loved to boat, fish and play 500.  He loved to have his family and friends around, their doors were always open!  He loved to tease..especially the grandchildren and great grand children.  They had 6 grandchildren, Angie, Ryan, Desirae, Danielle, Denae, and Brandon and 12 great grandchildren.  They were all very special to him and they will all miss him very much!

He is survived by his children Dennis (Donna), Diane (Ron) Foster, and Daryl (Christine Connor).

He is preceded in death by his wife Lorraine, infant son Jerald, his parents Forrest and Gladys Gee, in-laws Lawrence and Anna Stelter, sisters nd brother-in-laws, Richard and Francis Johnson and Orville and Bererly Brott, brother-in-law Bernard Stelter, nephews Leland and Jerome Johnson.

The family would like to thank the staff from Hospice and the staff at Prairie Pointe for all his care and the family guidance during this difficult time.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at 12 pm (noon) at Peace Lutheran Church, 501 E. Filmore Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701. Visitation will take place on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services from 4 to 7 pm and at the church on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, from 11 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at Rest Haven Cemetery in the Town of Washington immediately following the funeral service.

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Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.


  1. Erick Hoversholm February 4, 2018

    A great neighbor and friend of our family. I always remember Verles quick wit and smile. Thank you Lord for sharing Verle with our family. Rest with Lorraine and the angels. Gods comfort to your family.

  2. Randy/Donna Hendrickson February 4, 2018

    Our thoughts and prayers go out the Gee family.

  3. Kaia Wilkie February 3, 2018

    I will miss you Grandpa. Much love.

  4. Debbie Gee February 3, 2018