POYNETTE – Gale Gehin, age 81, passed away at St. Mary’s SSM Health in Madison on Friday, June 4, 2021.
Gale was born on October 11, 1939, in Madison, Wisconsin, the daughter of Lyle and Sydney Baker. She married David Gehin on November 22, 1966, in Rockford, IL. She partnered with her husband of 50 years in as owners and operators of D&G Custom Meat Processing in Poynette. She loved the outdoors, her fish ponds, pets and gardening. Gale was a lifelong member of the Moose Lodge.
She is survived by her children, Edie Gehin of Poynette, Steve (Lori) Anderson of Poynette, Sherrin Biggs of Poynette, Nancy Caldwell of Arlington, Joe Gehin of Poynette; grandchildren, Tracie (Steve), Travis (Hollie), Tyler (Heather), Tim (Jessica), Jeff (Michelle), Josh (Melissa), Mike (Autumn), Christine (Shawn), John, Shauna (Shawn), Grant, Lydia, Tristan, Ryan; siblings, Gary “Skip” (Gloria) Baker of Madison, Linda (Pete) Leer of Lyndon Station; in-laws, Delores (John) Schlub of Prairie du Sac, Morris (LuAnn) Gehin of Lodi, Catherine Stumpf of Rio; 40 great-grandchildren; faithful companion, Heidi-Ho; other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, David Gehin; in-laws, Frank and Irene Stumpf, Lorraine Miescke; sons-in-law, Bob “Chet” Caldwell and Steve Doherty.
A visitation will be held at Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette, Wisconsin, on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery. The family would like to invite all to a luncheon which will be held at Whispering Pines after the burial. If you are unable to attend due to Covid, the family knows that your hearts and prayers are with them.
The family would like to thank St. Mary’s Hospital and SSM Hospice for their care and concern.
Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Poynette is assisting the family.