William Sause Gerst, 54, Forest Park resident

William Sause Gerst, 54, of Forest Park and formerly of Franklin Park, has died.

Gerst is survived by two sons, William S. and Patrick J.; three sisters, Mary, Joanne, Janie; a nephew, Michael; and two nieces, Anne and Michelle.

He was predeceased by his wife, Joyce (Meyer).

Visitation and funeral services were handled by the Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home, 7319 Madison St. Interment services will be held privately.