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Gordon "Zeb" Beyer

December 14, 1947 — March 17, 2023

Gordon "Zeb" R. Beyer, 75, of Neillsville, died peacefully with family by his side on Friday, March 17, 2023 at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield.

Gordon Richard Beyer was born on December 14, 1947 in Neillsville, WI, the son of Walter and Edna (Tews) Beyer. After graduating from Neillsville High School in 1966 Zeb worked a few jobs, including driving truck for the transport, working for the city of Neillsville Streets Dept, and eventually retiring with the Water and Sewer Department. He served Neillsville for many years on the Fire Department and was a member of the Lion's Club and the Neillsville Men's Club of which he served as president for many years. Zeb was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, playing basketball and softball, and most importantly spending time with family and friends. What Zeb cherished more than anything was spending time with his three grandsons, Grayson, Chevy and Will.

Zeb is survived by his significant other, Betty Durst of Neillsville, children, Lacy (Jeremy) Knoop of Neillsville, Scott (Laura) Beyer of Little Chute, WI Todd (Kristy) Krehmeyer of Mequon, WI, Bryan (Christy) Krehmeyer of Rice Lake, WI and Tamika (Duane) Ellefson of Cottage Grove, WI and 9 grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings, Nancy (John) Hagedorn of Neillsville, Karen (Al) Zschernitz of Marshfield and Gary Beyer of Neillsville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 grandchildren, Grace & Nolan.

A Memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 2023 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Terry Marg will officiate. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 6, 2023. A Celebration of Life will be held following the service at the Neillsville American Legion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to the family for designation at a later time.

Online condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.

Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Zeb's family with Funeral arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Public Visitation

Thursday, April 6, 2023

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Gesche Funeral Home & Cremation Service

4 South Grand Avenue, Neillsville, WI 54456

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Cremation Memorial Service

Thursday, April 6, 2023

6:00 - 6:45 pm (Central time)

Gesche Funeral Home & Cremation Service

4 South Grand Avenue, Neillsville, WI 54456

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Public Gathering

Thursday, April 6, 2023

6:45 - 10:00 pm (Central time)

Neillsville American Legion post 73

6 Boon Boulevard, Neillsville, WI 54456

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