He was born on November 29, 1942 in Clintonville, son of the late Ervin and Rose (Stickney) Fuhrmann. He graduated from Clintonville High School, Class of 1961. Gene married Bernice (Engel) on July 20, 1968.
He served in the US Army from 1966 to 1968, spending 1 year in Korea. His lifelong interests were hunting and fishing, and he enjoyed spending time with his grandsons.
Gene is survived by his wife Bernice, daughter Rachel (Kevin) Saari, two grandsons Nicholas and Jacob all of Iron Mountain, Michigan, sisters and brothers in law Betty and Carl Kosbab of Bonduel and Roger and Eileen Engel of Green Bay, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gene’s funeral service will be held at 11 AM Saturday October 28, 2017 at St. Paul Church in Clintonville with Rev. Titus Buelow officiating. Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 10 AM until the time of the service. Military honors conducted by members of the American Legion Post 3, VFW Post 664, and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 63 will follow the service outside of the church. The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home and Crematory, Clintonville is assisting his family with the arrangements. www.eberhardtstevenson.com.