Gerald F. Rettner
Gerald F. Rettner
  • September 19, 1935 - November 13, 2017
  • Orlando, Florida

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Gerald F. Rettner, 82, of Orlando, Florida passed away on November 13, 2017. He was born on September 19, 1935 in Suhl, Germany to the late Walter and Martha (Pfeufer) Rettner. Gerald was a mechanical engineer who had a passion for music. He could play most instruments; however, the saxophone was one of his favorites. He is preceded in death by his son, Carroll "Carl" Hawkins. Survivors include his wife, Christa Salisbury; daughters, Merita (Alan) Zblewski, Christa Rettner and Rebecca (Renauld) Washington; brother, Winfried Rettner; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin-Fairchild Ivanhoe, 301 NE Ivanhoe Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32804.