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Gerald Biefeld

1943 - 2005


Gerald L. Biefeld, 62, of Montello, died December 26, 2005, at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.


Funeral services will be held at Fellowship Baptist Church in Watertown with the Rev. John Moore and elder J. C. Stanaland officiating.  Burial in Oak Hill Cemetery.


The Hafemeister Funeral Home of Watertown is in charge of arrangements.


Gerald was born March 20, 1943, in Watertown, son of Otto and Pearl (Lindemann) Biefeld. He married the former Irene Strauss on Oct. 2, 1965, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in lxonia.


Gerald was a 1962 graduate of Watertown High School. For 20 years, he had been employed at Bethesda Lutheran Home.  He and his wife also owned and operated Freunden Haus in lxonia, Watertown and Waterloo for 17 years.  He was a volunteer for Alpha Pregnancy Counseling Center of Watertown and a board member of Creative Community Living Services.


Gerald enjoyed his gardens, cooking and spending time with his family.


Surviving are his wife, Irene Biefeld of Montello; a daughter, Kari (Lou) Savath of lxonia; two sons, Kraig (Christine) Biefeld and Souane Vachakone, both of Watertown; five grandchildren, Saxon Savath, Alex Savath, Desiree Savath, Lynsey Biefield and Kirstan Biefeld; his father, Otto Biefeld of Watertown; a brother, Ken (Nancy) of Waukesha; two sisters, Pat and Kathy of Watertown; a special aunt, Gladys (Mike) Frentzel of Jefferson; and numerous loving nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his mother and grandchildren.




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