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Brandon "Justin" Gehrke

July 1, 2002 — January 24, 2021

Brandon “Justin” Gehrke, age 18, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at his residence in Merrill. His parents are Michael & Dawn (Rucinski) Gehrke.

Justin attended Merrill High School.   He worked at Taco Bell.   Justin loved to go fishing, he would “catch & release”.  He had an amazing sense of humor and enjoyed making people laugh.  Justin was easy-going, true to himself, generous and loved by many.  He had a good heart and will be missed dearly, gone too soon.

Justin is survived by his parents; Michael & Dawn Gehrke, Merrill, siblings; Heather (Joe) Bett, Mosinee, Chris Teske, Merrill, Amanda Teske, White Lake, WI, Robert (Kim) Teske, Merrill, Angel, David, Malikae Gehrke, all of Merrill, Hunter, Travis, Crystal, Anthony, Zach, Fisher, grandparents; Mary Norman, Patricia Rucinski, many other relatives & friends.

He was proceeded in death by his grandparents; Robert Rucinski, William & Gloria Gehrke.

A Celebration for Brandon will be held at a later date.

Waid Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Merrill is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at

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