Gilbert G. Perret
Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home
Gilbert G. Perret, age 91, died Thurs., Sept. 19, 2013 at Heartland Haven, Inman, KS. He was born on April 2, 1922 in St. Joseph, KS to Jules & Agnes (Metro) Perret.
He attended schools in Aurora & Clyde, KS. He joined the US Army in Nov. 1940 & served 5 years, with 2 years in the European Theater. After returning home, he finished his schooling at Concordia Catholic High School, graduating in 1947. He attended St. Benedicts College before going to work for Cloud Ceramics until his retirement in 1987.
He married Verona Collette on Nov. 28, 1950 in Concordia. He was a member of American Legion Post #76, VFW Post #588, Knights of Columbus & Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, where he served as a lector for many years.
He is survived by -
Wife: Verona, Concordia
Sons: Tom Perret & wife Judy, Concordia
Steve Perret & wife Artis, McPherson
Grandchildren: Stefanie Perret
9 great grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Susan Perret; 2 brothers and a sister.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am, Tues, Sept. 24, 2013 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Concordia with Rev. Brian Lager officiating.
Burial will follow the services at St. Concordia Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by American Legion Post #76 & VFW Post #588.
Visitation will be held from 10 am to 9 pm with a Vigil service at 6:30 pm, Mon, Sept. 23, 2013 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorials to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church or Heartland Haven in care of the funeral home.
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