THREE OAKS — Gerald L. Bieg, 80, of Three Oaks, Michigan, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning May 8, 2019.
He was born February 6, 1939 in Sioux City, Iowa to Walter and Audrey Bieg.
Gerald joined the U.S. Air Force in 1957 and served honorably. In the Air Force he developed a love of aircraft and become a member of the EAA - Experimental Aircraft Association. He was always building an airplane.
On January 19, 1962 he married Mary Jo Klee in Brighton, Colorado. They shared fifty years together until she preceded him in death in 2012.
Gerald was a devoted husband and father. He was an over the road truck driver who traveled cross country until he retired to his family farm in Three Oaks, Michigan.
Survivors include his mother, Audrey Bieg of Coleridge, Nebraska; daughters, Mary Elizabeth Zilke of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, Patricia Krumrie of Bridgman, Michigan, Amy Springer of Galien, Michigan, Michelle Deau of Michigan City, Indiana, and Penny Denton of Three Oaks, Michigan; grandchildren Zachary, Daniel and Emily Zilke, Shelby (Joseph) Zielke, Cheyenne Krumrie, Collin Krumrie, Joshua Springer, Alexis Deau, Sierra Deau, and Genevieve Wegner; and great grandchildren Eli, Annabelle, Tyden, Mason, Rozzie, and Kaiden. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
The family will be having a private celebration of life later.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel, Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, Michigan. Please leave a message or memory online at: wagnercares.com.