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Christopher Allen Gearhart

Aug 19, 2008

Funeral service for Christopher A. Gearhart of West Bend is 10:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the West Bend-Mallard High School Gymnasium in West Bend. Pastor Evelyn Lewiston and Pastor Bobbie Bauer will officiate.

Burial will be in the West Bend Cemetery. The Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Honorary bearers are Dustin Forsythe, Nick Bleuer, Grant Gearhart II and Brent Gearhart.

Casket bearers are Alex Riesenberg, Ross Bruns, Matt Frieden, Ben Frieden, Mitch Montag and Kyle Sangwin.

Christopher Gearhart died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2008.

Christopher Allen Gearhart was born June 14, 1990, in Humboldt, the son of Glenn and Mary (Forsythe) Gearhart. He was a 2008 graduate of West Bend-Mallard High School.

A member of the United Methodist Church in West Bend, Christopher was active in the Methodist Youth Fellowship group. He served as President and Vice President of the Future Farmers of America chapter. He was honored by his peers as homecoming king in the fall of his senior year. Christopher worked for Helleseth Construction.

An avid outdoorsman, Christopher loved to hunt, fish and trap. He enjoyed SAQ, weight lifting and playing football for the Wolverines. Most of all, Christopher loved to spend time with family and friends, especially Mindy Bruellman.

Surviving are his parents, Glenn and Mary; his sister, Nicole Gearhart; maternal grandparents, George Forsythe of West Bend and Barbara Forsythe of Mesa, AZ; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Christopher was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Irene (Christensen) Gearhart.

Online condolences: www.joycefuneralhomes.com