Eugene was born in New Haven, Missouri on January 30, 1929, a son of the late Louis & Hulda (Vosbrink) Gerlemann.
He was the husband of Elsie Erna (Dierking) Gerlemann. They were united in marriage on October 14, 1950, at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven. Elsie survives in New Haven.
Eugene is also survived by their sons, Steve Gerlemann, of New Haven; Charles Gerlemann & wife Sue, of New Haven; Paul Gerlemann, of Gerald; and James Gerlemann & wife Lisa, of New Haven, by nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Shirley Calkins & Velma Dierking, both of Beaufort, Missouri; and by nieces, nephews, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Odell Dierking.
Eugene was baptized and confirmed at Ebenezer Stone Church, Gerald, where he was a life time member. He was a life long farmer. He also worked for the state for several years in the winter plowing snow. He enjoyed the outdoors and grandkids and great grandkids, especially at Christmas.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 9th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral Services will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Stone Church, Gerald, Missouri. Burial will be at the church cemetery. Memorials may be given to Ebenezer Stone Church Cemetery. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.