Details for Gary Richard Gohde
February 28, 1945 - November 28, 2017
Edgerton, WI/Chandler, AZ -- Gary Richard Gohde, 72, formerly of Edgerton, WI, and Chandler, AZ, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at Loyal Care Group Home, Mesa, Arizona, where he was graciously cared for in his final days. Gary was born on February 28, 1945, in Black River Falls, WI, son of Robert P. Gohde and Sylvia (Wold) Gohde. Gary married Pamela (Heinle) Gohde on September 19, 1981, and moved to Arizona in 1985. Gary worked for the United States Postal Service for 42 years, retiring in 2012. He was a loyal, hardworking person who gave everything to his work. Gary also enjoyed being outdoors and participating in numerous outdoor activities. One of those activities was playing competitive softball and he did so for many years. He was a highly sought-after teammate and friend. Beyond softball, Gary enjoyed simple things in his life: playing cards with family and friends, catching a baseball or football game on TV, and working on home improvement projects in the sunny AZ weather. Gary was known for having the “perfect, golf course-looking” lawn at his home of 25 years in Chandler, AZ.
Gary is survived by his wife, Pamela Gohde (Chandler, AZ); and son, Andrew Gohde (Chandler, AZ).
A memorial visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Albrecht Funeral Homes, 1004 S. Main, Edgerton, WI. Immediately following the visitation will be a memorial service from 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with Pastor James Johnson officiating. Shortly after the service is complete, family and close friends will get together to reminisce and celebrate Gary’s life. Burial will be at Fassett Cemetery, Edgerton. Albrecht Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Edgerton is assisting the family. Albrecht Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Edgerton. 1004 S. Main Street. Edgerton, WI 53534. 608-884-6010 www.albrechtfuneralhomes.com