Benjamin E. Gasparick

DE PERE – Benjamin E. Gasparick, 39, De Pere, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born on July 8, 1974 to Dale Gasparick & Dawn Gasparick (Goltz).

Ben married Melissa Gossen on June 3, 2000, in Green Bay.

He graduated from Fox Valley Tech. College and worked as Graphics Technical Manager for Belmark Inc. for over 18 years.

He enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson Motorcycle; he was a member of the Green Bay Hog Chapter. Ben was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church. He played guitar for Two Days Removed. Ben enjoyed going to concerts, hanging out with his friends, and most of all his wife, kids and family. He told his stories through body art. Ben lived by his tattoo, “Never Give Up.”

Ben was a great friend and was always there whenever friends and family needed him.

Survivors include his wife, Melissa; children, Alexis, Jadynn, and Jaxon; parents, Dale (Tamara) Gasparick and Dawn (Bob) Goltz; step-sister, Hannah Brown; step-siblings, Laura (Zachary) Bunke, Justin (Angie) Goltz,and Eric Goltz; grandmother, Alida Gasparick (York); in-laws, Dean and Robyn Jauquet; sisters-in-law, Traci Gossen (Sam) and kids, Kalli and Ava, Kristin Wolf (Dick) and her kids, Zackary and Nicholas; aunts, uncles, and cousins; special friends, Joel, Chris, Scott, Rob and all the guys at Tattoo’s by Rick.

He is preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Edwin and Lois Hall; and paternal grandfather, Fred Gasparick.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2066 Lawrence Drive, De Pere, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., and a memorial service will follow.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Harrison, Dr. Volk the doctors at UW-Madison, Unity Hospice, Pastor Chris Johnson and Belmark Inc.