Gary Lee Nate

Gary Lee Nate, age 60, of W478 Rusch Road in Brillion, passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2012, at his residence as a result of a farming accident. Gary was born on February 13, 1952, in Green Bay, son of Emily (Pritzl) Nate and the late Wilber Nate.  He was a graduate of Brillion High School, class of 1970.  On April 27, 1991, he married Joan Mary Mueller at St. Mary Catholic Church in Stockbridge.  Gary has been farming since the age of 8, helping on his family farm and then owning and working his own farm with his wife. Gary is survived by his wife Joan; their son Bill; his mother Emily; six sisters and four brothers-in-law   Beverly (Ted)  McGee, Marlene (Gene) Kuchenbecker, Joan Nate, Patty Nate, Judy (Todd) Aplin, and  Karen (Dale) Behnke; other in-laws Melvin Mueller, Shirley (Robert) Hanke, Jerry Mueller, Arleen (Ken) Arenz, Judy (Joe) Thiel, Dorothy (Al) Broker, and Ed Mueller; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.  He was preceded in death by his father Wilber, his mother-in-law and father-in-law Hilary and Genevieve (Salm) Mueller, and a sister-in-law baby Irene Mueller. Funeral Mass will be held at 11 30 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion.  Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Timothy Brandt.  Burial will be in the Holy Family Parish Cemetery in Brillion. Friends may call at the church on Saturday morning from 9 00 a.m. until 11 00 a.m. Online condolences may be made at

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