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Plainview, MN 55964
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Obituaries 2019
Eugene William Ferk, 64, of Plainview, passed away Thursday, February
18, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Gene was born September 23, 1956 in Pittsville, WI., to Eugene &
Kathleen (McKee) Ferk. The family moved to Plainview in 1958. Gene
graduated from Plainview High School in 1975. Gene married Carol
Stevenson and later divorced, then married Connie Stoning and they
later divorced and then on May 29, 2006 he married Christine (Hampel)
Wernimont and she survives. He was employed for many years by KBS
and WAK Construction of Plainview. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, the
Green Bay Packers and loved telling stories.
Gene is survived by his wife Christine of Plainview; 5 children, Chad,
Christine, Kristen, Jeremy and Jenna; 2 grandchildren,
Cameron and
Esme and 2 step-children, Alicia Austin and Kaitlyn Fletcher:
siblings, Bob
(Barb) Ferk of Sleepy Eye, MN, Mary (Kevin) Hofschulte of Plainview and
Matt (Jill) Ferk of Altura.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother Dan and 1 sister Liz
Helberg.
A private funeral service will be Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Schad &
Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview. Burial will follow at Greenwood
Cemetery, Plainview.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview is assisting the family with
arrangements. Schadandzabelfuneralhome.com