Gordon “Zeb” R. Beyer, 75, of Neillsville died peacefully with family by his side Friday, March 17, 2023, at the Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield.

     Gordon Richard Beyer was born Dec. 14, 1947, in Neillsville, WI, the son of Walter and Edna (Tews) Beyer. After graduating from Neillsville High School in 1966, Zeb worked a few jobs, including driving truck for the transport, working for the city of Neillsville Streets Department and eventually retiring with the Water and Sewer Department. He served Neillsville for many years on the fire department and was a member of the Lion’s Club and the Neillsville Men’s Club of which he served as president for many years. Zeb was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing, playing basketball and softball and most importantly, spending time with family and friends. What Zeb cherished more than anything was spending time with his three grandsons, Grayson, Chevy and Will.

     Zeb is survived by his significant other, Betty Durst of Neillsville; children Lacy (Jeremy) Knoop of Neillsville, Scott (Laura) Beyer of Little Chute, WI, Todd (Kristy) Krehmeyer of Mequon, WI, Bryan (Christy) Krehmeyer of Rice Lake, WI, and Tamika (Duane) Ellefson of Cottage Grove, WI; and nine grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings Nancy (John) Hagedorn of Neillsville, Karen (Al) Zschernitz of Marshfield and Gary Beyer of Neillsville.


     He was preceded in death by his parents and two grandchildren, Grace and Nolan.

     A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2023, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Terry Marg will officiate. Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2023. A celebration of life will be held following the service at the Neillsville American Legion.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for designation at a later time.

     Online condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. 

     Gesche Funeral Home and Cremation Service is assisting Zeb’s family with funeral arrangements.

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