Russell A. Gohlke , Veteran
Neshkoro, Wisconsin 07-10-21
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Russell “PeeWee” Gohlke, age 88, of Neshkoro, WI, passed away on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at Patriot Place in Berlin, WI. He was born on April 6, 1933, in Omro, WI, the third child of Edward A. and Norma Gohlke. Shortly after Russell was born, the family moved to Neshkoro, where he would live the rest of his life. After graduating from high school, Russell joined the US Army. He proudly served his country from 1953 to 1955 as a radio repairman stationed in West Germany. During his service, he had temporary duty assignments to Paris, France and South Korea. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Russell returned back to his home town. On October 15, 1955, he was united in marriage to Deloris M. Wilde at Zion Lutheran Church in Neshkoro. Russell was also a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #423 of Neshkoro, striving to improve the lives of fellow veterans through the efforts of post activities and their locally renown summer “Brat Fries” held in town.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-10-21
Staging Time: 08:00
Zion Lutheran Church
227 North State Street
Staging 8:00 a.m.
Visitation 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Service 11:00 a.m.
Escort to Burial with full military honors will follow the service in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Neshkoro
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin State Captain
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