Richard J. “Super Dick” Gehling

Mar 30, 1940 - Mar 18, 2021

age 80, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2021 at his home. He was born in Clintonville on March 30, 1940; son of the late Lindle and Gladys (Burdick) Gehling. After graduating Pembine High School Dick entered Oshkosh Vocational School and graduated with a degree in Forestry Management. He worked for Kimberley Clark as a Forestry Appraiser traveling from the Upper Peninsula to Minnesota. He started his business in 1964, “The Little Beaver Lumber Co” until retirement in 2006. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed touring with his Schnauzer. Dick was a determined individual always completing tasks at hand and loved every minute of life.

Dick is survived by his loving wife Darlene; two children: Sarah (Dean) Mair and Gary Gehling; three grandchildren: Halie, Grayson and Austin; one sister and three brothers: Carol Ernst, Dan Gehling, Bill (Lucille) Gehling, and Lynn “Beanie” (Jill Young) Gehling; and nieces, nephews and numerous friends. He was preceded in death by brothers: Bob (Karen), Joe and infant Gary.

There will be a Celebration of Life service held this summer.

Dick’s family would like to express a sincere thank you to the Pembine Rescue Squad and Unity Hospice for their acts of kindness.

Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee is assisting Dick’s family with arrangements.

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Reva Elias

He was such a funny person to be around and oh how he used to tease me when he would see me. Great guy and a hard worker.

Carol babcock

So sorry to hear of Dick’s passing,, my deepest sympathy!! So many memories of him stopping by to say high and sit by the campfire with us!! Seeing him going up and down trout haven road in his mule and waving and boozer barking, will miss him!! Sincerely carol babcock.

Ron and Kathy Richards

We are so sorry to hear about Duck. He will surely be missed by a lot of people, including us. Take care.

Jim & Diane Ehmer

So sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. He was a good guy who will be missed. Keeping you & your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Larry Christinson

Darlean We were so sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. Hope he didn’t suffer to much in his final days. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Larry & Carol Christianson

Charlie & Mary Grandaw & family

Deepest sympathy to the family from a friend and neighbor, he will be missed

Thomas Jerome Sippel

We will always remember Dick as a fun loving guy. Always had a smile and a quick wit for everyone. Helped us set up our Direct TV , and many other nuremous things. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Tom and Kay Sippel, SOO Settlement in Dunbar.