Gerald was born in Stevens Point on Aug 4, 1947, to Clarence and Grace (Broton) Filtz.
Gerald was married to Von Dell and they later divorced. He is survived by his sister Bernadine (Moein) Uddin, Palm Springs, Cali.; brother Richard (Mary) Filtz, Stevens Point; nieces; nephews; special person Marilyn; and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother David, sisters Betty and Beverly, nephew, aunts, uncles and ex-wife.
Gerald served during the Vietnam Era from Jan 12, 1967, to Dec 21, 1968. Gerald worked several years as a machinist and transmission specialist also had small repair business. He enjoyed riding motorcycles with friends in “Only The Lonely Motorcycle Club.”
Family and friends will be gathering for burial service at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at St Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parish Cemetery, 7176 Esker Rd., Custer. Rev. Alan Guanella will officiate. Full military honors will follow the cemetery service.
Pisarski Funeral Homes are honored to be serving the family. For online condolences please visit www.pisarskifuneralhome.com.