Obituary: Stephen Albert Gerdmann

December 2, 1942 ~ January 18, 2023

Stephen A. Gerdmann, 80, of Sturgeon Bay, beloved son of Alfred and Alma Gerdmann died Wednesday January 18, 2023 at Aurora Bay Care Medical Center in Green Bay.

Stephen was their first born son and his surviving siblings are Nancy (William) Antink, Anthony (Lynn) Gerdmann, Lancing (Swanee) Gerdmann, and Nathan. He was the proud father of Timothy (Stacey) Gerdmann of Savannah, Georgia and Mitchell Gerdmann of Sturgeon Bay. Stephen married Chalonne F. (Dix) Tauschek on October 30, 1979 in Nevada.  Her two children also survive, Patrick (Debi) Tauschek and Michelle (Tauschek) Gier.  Together Stephen and Chalonne had nine grandchildren, Christopher (Shannon), Rebecca, Benjamin, Alex, Jacqueline, Nicholas, Brett, Marcus, Mikel and three adorable great grandchildren, Lucas and Caroline and Josephine Gerdmann.

Preceding him in death were his parents, sister, Claudyne and infant sister, Claudia.

For over 37 years, Stephen was a devoted employee of Emerson Motors in Sturgeon Bay until they closed the business in 2000.  He was a very artistic and creative person who enjoying drawing, sketching, woodworking, and building remote controlled large scale planes. 

There will be a memorial gathering at Huehns Funeral Home on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Stephen was a quiet and gentle man, a loving husband, father and grandfather. For many years he will be lovingly missed by family and friends.

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