Gerrit P. Corporaal, age 94, passed away on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at Mount View Care Center, Wausau. Gerrit was born on September 8, 1928 in the Town of Norrie to the late Evert and Tryntje (Monroe) Corporaal.
Gerrit served his country honorably in the United States Army. He married June Halverson on July 12, 1952 and together they moved to Minneapolis. June preceded Gerrit in death on October 7, 2021. In 1957 the couple moved to the Town of Weston where they bought a farm. Gerrit farmed until his retirement in 1988. They moved to Wausau in 2014. Gerrit was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Rib Mountain where he was active in Awana for 21 years. He enjoyed bowling and fishing.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St., Wausau. Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home on Wednesday.