Here is the link to the obituary on the funeral home’s Web site: http://www.garrityfuneralhome.com/obits/obituary.php?id=44816
This is the obituary as it appeared in the La Crosse (Wis.) Tribune today:
SANIBEL, Fla./WAUZEKA Gerald L. Mara, 65, of Sanibel and formerly of Wauzeka and Belvidere, Ill., died Monday, Sept. 27, 2010, at St. Mary s Hospital in Rochester, Minn., due to heart disease.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wauzeka. Interment of cremains will be in Wauzeka Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien and Saturday at the church hall from 10:30 a.m. until departure for the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Phantom Regiment, 5050 East State St., Rockford, IL 61108.