Gerald J Earleywine, Brodhead, WI
December 13,1930 - February 6, 2016
Gerald J. Earleywine, age 85, of Brodhead, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Woods Crossing Nursing Home, Brodhead, WI. He was born on Dec. 13, 1930, in Albany Township, Green County, WI, the son of Guy B. and Stella E. (Albright) Earleywine. He married Betty Attlesey on Feb. 17, 1951, in Edgerton, WI. Gerald was a dairy farmer in Magnolia Township and worked for several years at the Condon and Town and Country Lumber Co., Brodhead. He was a member of the United Methodist Church, Brodhead and an FFA Alumni, served as a director for the Bank of Brodhead for 25 years, President and delegate of district Pure Milk Association and AMPI, director and secretary of Union Co-op, Evansville, WI, and also President and a director of the Brodhead Historical Society for many years. Gerald had also received the Jaycee Distinguised Service Award in 1987.
He is survived by his wife Betty; children: Jim (Linda), Bradley, IL, Steve (Kathy), Brodhead, WI, Gary (Mindy), Charlotte, NC, Tom (Dee), Cottage Grove, WI; nine grandchildren, Matthew, Mark, Kate, Kevin, David, Troy, Jayson, Lora, Bryan; twelve great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Jan Earleywine, Brodhead, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents; twin brother Derald; brothers, William, Oliver and Elmo; and a sister, Ruth Voy.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at the United Methodist Church, Brodhead, WI, with Pastor Krystal Goodger officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Brodhead, WI. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, BRODHEAD, WI. Memorials may be made to the United Methodist Church, Brodhead or the Brodhead Historical Society. Online condolences may be made at wwwdlnewcomerfuneralhome.com