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Gerald John Teige

September 21, 1944 — January 20, 2023

Wausau

Gerald Teige, age 78, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 20, 2023.  Gerald was born in Wausau, WI to Silvanus and Evelyn (Chiber) Teige. Gerald married Sharon Lenser on September 4, 1998 in Wausau after a 10 year courtship. Gerald worked for the Weyerhuser in Rothschild for 42 years. He was a proud Navy Veteran From December 21, 1962 to December 20, 1968. He was excited to be part of the Honor Flight about 5 years ago. He is a lifelong member of the VFW of Wausau.  He was also a member of the Elks for many years. Gerald in his early years, enjoyed: Hunting and fishing, bowling, cards especially cribbage, and the occasional casino trips. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Gerald is survived by his wife Sharon Teige. (6)Children: Todd Teige, Troy (Rachelle) Teige, Tammy Ballenger, Brent Cole, Samantha (Matt) Groschek, Adam Teige.  (11)Grandchildren:  Brother: Larry Teige and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 
He was preceded in death by his parents: Silvanus and Evelyn (Chiber) Teige. Sister: Jan Johnson. Brother: Glenn Teige. Son: Thad Teige. 

 Services for Gerald Teige will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at 12:00 PM at Mission Evangelical Church with Jon Graveen officiating.  Visitation will be held on Saturday January 28, 2023 from 10:00 AM until the hour of Service at the church.

The family would like to thank the staff at Cedar Creek Manor for the Care and support they have shown for the last few months of Jerry's Life. 

In lieu of flowers. Please donate to the Alzheimer's Association.  

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