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Eugene J. "Gene" Walenton

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Walenton, Eugene J. "Gene" Passed peacefully at the age of 80 on June 20, 2014. Beloved husband of Avril (nee Stanley) for 57 years. He met his English wife in Germany while serving in the U.S. Air Force. Loving father of Giela (John) Frevele and Laurie (Scott) Lang. Proud grandpa of Shea Frevele, Alex (Samantha) Lang and Taylor Lang. Great-grandpa of Riley and Parker Lang. Brother of Raymond (Jan) Walenton and Robert (Barbara) Walenton. Further survived by nieces, nephews and many loving friends. Visitation will be Tuesday June 24, 2014 at the FUNERAL HOME from 4PM until his Memorial service at 7PM. Upon returning to the United States, Gene became a flight instructor and a corporate pilot for Blommer Chocolate Co. He majored in music in college. Because of his love of sailing and travel, he opened the Sailing Center in Mequon and Travel Traders Unlimited. He enjoyed his condo in Sint Maarten for many years. Gene was a longtime member of North Hills Country Club. A Wonderful Life LYTM Forever

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on June 22, 2014
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