Gerger, Joseph J. (Joe), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Friday, October 12, 2012, at St. Mary’s of Michigan. Age 49 years. Joe was born on March 25, 1963, in Saginaw, youngest of six children to Joseph C. and Edwina H. (Vassaw) Gerger. Joe was a member of Saints Peter and Paul Church. He loved to dance and play his accordion. He was employed at Ramey’s Janitorial Service. Surviving are his children Joseph J. Gerger, II and Aimee Gerger; his mother, Edwina Gerger; five sisters, Sue and Warren Nowicki, Saginaw; Kathy and Bruce Kackley, Sarasota, Florida; Joellen and Doug McKindles, Owensboro, Kentucky; Beth and Herb Casey, Saginaw; Jennifer and Rev. Jim Krach, Gladwin; 16 nieces and nephews; many aunts and uncles; and a special friend, Barb Pawlicki. He was predeceased by his father, Joseph C. Gerger. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 4735 W. Michigan Ave. Rev. Fr. Jack Johnson will officiate. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave., on Sunday from 2:00-8:00 p.m., with Rosary at 6:30 p.m. and Wake at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be given to Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Memories and sympathies of Joe may be shared with the family on his memorial website at