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Gerald Richard Shefke, Sr.

April 02 , 1949 - August 12 , 2019

Gerald Richard Shefke, Sr.
Gerald Richard Shefke, Sr.
1949 - 2019


Thursday, August 15, 2019
1:00 ~ 8:00 PM
Michigan Memorial Funeral Home


Friday, August 16, 2019
11:00 AM
Michigan Memorial Funeral Home Chapel

Interment in Michigan Memorial Park


The Shefke family respectfully request that any donations in Gerald's name be given to Angela Hospice.


SHEFKE, Gerald R., age 70, of Southgate, August 12, 2019. Beloved husband of Kathleen Shefke. Loving father of Holly (Craig) Allred, Richard (Debbie) Shefke, Angela (Alex) Angel, Matthew (Brigette) Shefke and Amanda (Gary) Ballard. Dearest grandfather of Stephen Allred, Melanie Allred, Jasmynn Heskett, Kira Angel, Mireya Angel, Jackson Shefke, Lanie Shefke, Marlayna Ballard and Temperance Ballard.. He is also survived by his brother Charles (Emily) Shefke and his sister Diana (Tom) Winterhalter. He is preceded in death by his parents Emil and Violet Shefke.


Our deepest condolences to the whole family. We will keep all of you in our prayers. Les & Jeannine Helveston

Matt, Brigette and Family, Please accept our deepest condolences. May you all find comfort in your lovely memories. Much love, Karin and Gerry Gostenik Karin Gostenik

Matt, Brigette and Family We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. We hope that the love of family and friends will comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jeff and Jessica Power Jeff and Jessica Power

I am so very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. He was a good man and his goodness and love shine through all of you. Robin Swiecki

Deepest sympathy to Kathy and Gerry’s family. It was my honor to have known Gerry and to have bowled on a team with him. Don Lyle

Kathy and family Our Condolences and prayers . So thankful and blessed to see Jerry and Matthew a couple weeks ago. May God bring you peace and comfort, Lou and Rinkie Wein Lois & Helena Wein

There are certain people you meet that just have a profound impact on you. This was Gerry to us. We will carry him in our hearts for all time. We are so saddened by his passing. Sending all of our love and support to his beautiful family and loving wife. Ryan and Ashley

I was so saddened to hear of Gerry's passing - he was such a lovely man! My heart hurts for you Kathy (and all of your gang)! Gerry brought so many smiles to so many people. He will be missed and well-remembered. Thinking of you all and praying that your wonderful life with Gerry will help to ease the pain for all of you down the road. Hugs, Ann Marie Ann Marie Slicker