THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: April 2, 2014
Clarke Jertson, 53, of Sobieski, passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack on Monday, March 31.
Born Nov. 15, 1960, in Dallas, Tx., son of LuVerne and Jennie (Anderson) Jertson, on May 3, 2002, he married the former Kim Gajeski in Oconto.
He loved spending time at his cabin on Rost Lake in Coleman. A sailing enthusiast, he spent several vacations sailing and racing in various locations throughout the world, including the Bahamas and the British Virgin Islands. Exceptionally crafty, he remodeled cottages, built furniture and cabinets and restored boats. He was a sports enthusiast and loved the Packers. He was also passionate about computers and most recently acted as the managing partner at Nexgen Consulting.
He is survived by his wife, Kim; a son, Garrett Gazella, Denmark; two step-sons, Mathew (Alexis) Lehmann, Milwaukee and Michael (Megan) Lehmann, Whidbey NAS, Washington; a sister, Debi Chartier (significant other, Fred), Detroit, Mi.; two-brothers-in-law, Kurt (Denise) Gajeski and Keith (Kathy) Gajeski; in-laws, Joseph Vann and Karen Gajeski-Vann and several nieces and nephews.
His parents preceded him in death.
Visitation will be at Malcore (West) Funeral Home, 1530 West Mason Street, Green Bay on Friday, April 4 from 3 p.m. until time of a Memorial Service at 7 p.m. with funeral celebrant, Jonathan Elmer officiating. A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home.