Looking for information on Fred Gertsch,Sr., died 18 Sept 1939 Belvidere, Boone Co., IL. He is buried in the Belvidere Cemetery. Fred had atleast one son who lived in Belvidere in the late 1920's and early 1930's. Fred Gertsch, Jr. married Harriett Titman/Tipman they had 2 or more children born in Belvidere: Robert in 1928 and Carl in 1929.
Young Fred Gertsch worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad and moved to Arkansas sometime after 1930, then Washington state in 1942.