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Gerold H. Breuer — Lake City

LAKE CITY — The memorial service for Gerold H. Breuer will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Schleicher Funeral Homes-Lake City Chapel in Lake City. Burial will be in Lakewood Cemetery with military rites by Lake City VFW Post 8729 and the American Legion Post 110.

Mr. Breuer, 84, of Lake City, died Friday (Oct. 12, 2007) at the Lake City Medical Center-Mayo Health System Nursing Home in Lake City.

Gerold H. Breuer was born June 22, 1923, in Lake City. He attended school in Lake City, graduating from Lincoln High School in 1941. He served in the Army Air Force from Jan. 30, 1943, to Feb. 20, 1946. He was a P-47 fighter pilot and served in the European theater during World War II. On Nov. 18, 1947, he married Ione Busch at St. Mary’s Parsonage in Lake City. They moved to Rochester in 1952. He worked for Maass Plumbing and Himec Plumbing & Heating in Rochester. He retired in 1985, and they returned to Lake City. He was a member of the Plumbers & Steamfitters Union Local 6, and served for 24 years as a trustee of the Health and Welfare Board of Local 6, National Union of Plumbers & Steamfitters for 55 years, lifetime member of the VFW and Sportsman Club. He enjoyed fishing, playing golf, hunting, reading, bird watching and feeding the squirrels.

Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Patricia Ann (Curtis) Palmer of Happy Jack, Ariz., Mary Kay Long of Louisville, Ken., Debra Helen Mauk and Nancy Jean (Richard) Joyce both of Rochester; a son, James Gerold of Chandler, Ariz.; and three grandchildren.

Friends may call an hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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Memorials are preferred to each donor’s choice.

Schleicher Funeral Homes-Lake City Chapel in Lake City is in charge of arrangements.

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