Published in Milwaukee
Journal Sentinel on October 10, 2012
Vergetis, Gust G. Born
May 5, 1932. Born to Eternal Life on October 7, 2012, age of 80.
Beloved husband since 1953 and high school sweetheart of Mary Ann (nee
Bruzina) Vergetis. Loving father of daughter, Joanne (Frank) Jiruska and
son, the late George Gust Vergetis. Beloved grandfather of Frank and George
Gust was a standout in both academics and athletics at Lincoln High School
and at UW-Madison, where he captained the baseball team (1954). He excelled
in football and baseball, attending Wisconsin on scholarship and playing
in the 1953 Rose Bowl.
Following college, he served two years in the Army in Oklahoma (First
Lieutenant). He also played professional baseball as catcher (Oklahoma
Gust devoted his career to public education, teaching English and heading
the department at Brown Deer High School where he coached baseball (State
Championship 1966). Gust then spent 21 years in the Muskego-Norway School
District in several positions of administration. Gust was also a Shriner
with Lafayette Masonic Lodge #265.
Visitation at the Funeral Home, Thurs., Oct. 11, 4:30-7PM. Trisagion 6:30
PM. Also visitation at ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, 9400 W. Congress,
Friday, 9:30-10 AM, Funeral Service at 10AM. Rev. Fr. Angelo Artemas officiating.
Burial at St. Mary of the Hill, Hubertus, WI.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Annunciation Greek Orthodox
Church or St. Mary of the Hill Parish.