Henry “Hank” Gement, 90, passed away in Wheaton Franciscan Hospital-All Saints on Monday, June 1, 2009. He was born in Racine on February 9, 1919 the son of the late Bernard and Rose (nee: Burken) Gement. Hank served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII and was stationed in Europe. On March 21, 1942, in St. Mark Catholic Church, Kenosha, he was united in marriage to the former Roma Beaudin. He had been employed by the J.I. Case Co. for over 28 years retiring in 1982. Hank was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, a former member of the Holy Name Society, and the Case 20 Year Club. Hank enjoyed golfing, fishing, and genealogy. Surviving are his devoted wife of 67 years, Roma; their children, Barbara (Hal) Emmerson of Salem, OR, Richard (Donna) Gement of Houston, TX, Ted (Becky) Gement of Racine and David (Veronica Sutton) Gement of Paddock Lake, WI; 11 grandchildren, Vikki, Cheryl, Diane, Mark, Robert, Trevor, Timothy, Tara, Grace, Joshua and Mindy; 14 great-grandchildren, and 3 great- great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends and extended family of Walnut Grove. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Matthew Gement and 3 sisters, Eleanor Seymour, Sr. Grace Bernard, and Sr. Rosetta. His Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church on Saturday, June 6th at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. William J. Dietzler officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and in the church on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in West Lawn Memorial Park. The family would like to thank the staff and residents of Walnut Grove for the care and compassion shown Hank and his family.