Emerson Leo Weingart and Gina Lynn (nee Gennara) Weingart were tragically taken from us on Feb. 1, 2024. They were joined in marriage on June 23, 2023, and went to their eternal home together.

Emerson Leo Weingart, 33, was born in Menomonie Falls. Having lived with his family in a number of places, he spent the most time in Burlington. He grew up with God in his life, attended St. John’s Grade School, graduated from Shoreland Lutheran High School and was also a graduate of UW LaCrosse.

Emerson was employed by Kroger as the Meat Department Manager at Metro Market in Mukwonago. He enjoyed his work as well as many friends and associates, having worked at a number of stores.

Emerson was an avid sportsman and learned to fish practically as soon as he could walk. Fishing was his passion, and his wife Gina was his sidekick on many adventures, learning all his tricks. He was a sports enthusiast, loving all the Wisconsin teams, especially the Packers. He and Gina enjoyed spending time with their family and friends fishing, hunting, playing board games and watching sports.

Emerson is survived by his parents, Jeff and Christi; grandparents, Richard and Marjorie Etienne; younger brothers, Berek (Leah) and Leland; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorials for Emerson can be made to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Gina Lynn Weingart, 37, was born in Milwaukee on Dec. 14, 1986 to Timothy and Eva (nee Burke) Gennara. She grew up surrounded by family and friends. She lived in Milwaukee until age nine. She went to school at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Parish and received her Sacraments there as well. When she and her family moved to the Wind Lake area, she attended Drought Elementary School and graduated from Waterford High School.

When Gina was six years old, she attended Anita’s Dance Studio and performed many dance recitals over the years. In high school, she was involved in cheerleading and poms. She auditioned and was selected for a dance group that went on a cruise for a dance competition.

Gina worked at Wisconsin Vision Associates and also bartended at Sports Page Barr. She loved karaoke and had a great voice. She enjoyed dancing and art. She was a very social person and loved people. When she walked into a room, by the end of the day, she would know everyone. She had a beautiful smile that would light up a room.

Gina is survived by her parents, Eva and Tim Gennara; brother, Anthony (Arielle) Gennara; niece, Emerald; along with many aunts, uncles, cousins, second cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, John and Ella Gennara, and Donald and Regina Burke.

Gina and Emerson starting dating in 2020 and became inseparable. Gina and Emerson Weingart were recently married in June 2023. They were the most beautiful, kindhearted and fun-loving couple you could ever know.

Services for Emerson and Gina will be held Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 at 4 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Burlington. Relatives and friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home. Gina will be laid to rest at St. Peter’s Cemetery in East Troy.

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