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Mark L. Gallert

November 13, 2018

Mark L. Gallert, 67, of Watertown, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at his home.

Friends and family may gather on Thursday from 9-11 a.m. for visitation at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown with a service to follow. The Revs. Anthony Schultz and Justin Cloute of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church will be officiating. Burial will take place at Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Watertown.

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.

Mark Lee Gallert was born on Aug. 16, 1951, to Karl and Alma (nee Leibelt) Gallert. He was part of the 1969 graduating class at Watertown High School. He served as a member of the United States Navy following his high school graduation. Mark married the former Carolyn Huebner on Aug. 15, 1981, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. He was employed at Watertown Metal Products as a supervisor for 42 years until his retirement. Mark was a member of the American Legion Post 189.

Mark enjoyed going to flea markets shopping for antiques and hunting for hidden treasures, doing woodworking projects and collecting Hot Wheels cars. He also enjoyed watching the Packers, grilling out and cooking for his family.

Mark is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carolyn Gallert; children, Mark (Hailey) Gallert, Christina Gallert; stepchildren, Dawn (Mike) Degner, Stacey (Clint) Haberman; son/grandson, Brandon Mathews; grandchildren, Alex Miller, Kodey Byers, Kylie Genrich, Hannah Buss, Kavik Haberman; siblings, Don (Diane) Gallert, Lee Gallert, Dale (Debbie) Gallert, Cindy Lambert (Gallert).

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Dorothy DuBois, Mary Batine, Carl Gallert Jr., Roger Gallert, Gene Gallert, Sharon McCluskey.

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service

611 E. Main St. Watertown

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