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Herbert A. Gerlitz, 78

Jan 10, 2011

Byron – Herbert A. Gerlitz, age 78, of Byron, formerly of Rochester, died Jan. 2, 2011, at Seasons Hospice, in Rochester.

The funeral service was held Jan. 6, 2011, at Zumbro Lutheran Church, in Rochester. The Rev. Vern Christopherson officiated. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery. Mahn Family Funeral Home, in Rochester, was in charge of arrangements.

Herbert Arthur Gerlitz was born Oct. 8, 1932, at Delavan to Edward and Henrietta (Schirmer) Gerlitz.

He is survived by his wife, Clara; brother, Willard, of Minneapolis; daughter, Brenda (Michael) Gray, of Orlando, Fla.; two sons, Bruce (Vickye), of Zionsville, Ind., and Glenn (fiancé, Lisa), of Apple Valley; and nine grandchildren.

Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com