Nigbor, Charles (Chuck) H.
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Charles (Chuck) H. Nigbor, age 82, of Berlin, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer on Monday evening July 9, 2012.
He was born on April 12, 1930, in Berlin, the son of Charles F. and Anna (Streholski) Nigbor.
He is a graduate of the Berlin High School with the class of 1949 he then went on to attend two years at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
He served his country in the U.S. Air Force as a Master Sergeant from 1/12/50 to 11/28/53 he then served in the Army National Guard from 1957 to 1958.
He married Barbara (Cooley) on May 11, 1957 and they shared 55 wonderful and loving years together.
He was employed by the U.S. Postal Service of Berlin up until his retirement.
Chuck was a most devoted son, brother, husband, father and grandfather and loved his entire family very much, he will be deeply missed.
He was an avid sportsman, outdoorsman, pool player, fisherman, carpenter, and loved working on many wood projects. He was also a great mentor to young sportsmen.
He is a lifetime member of the Walleyes for Tomorrow Berlin Chapter, and also the Berlin V.F.W.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Barbara; two daughters, Jean (Tim) Riley of Washington, D.C., Barbara Ann (Chris) LeDuc of Oconomowoc; two sons, David (Debbie) Nigbor and Eric (Jodie) Nigbor both of Berlin; also a daughter-in-law, Becky Nigbor of Wild Rose; two sisters, Lucille (Dick) Bella and Dorothy Persike both of Milwaukee; his grandchildren, Alicia, Lauren, Alex, Zachary, Taylor and Justin; also other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Kenny Nigbor, two brothers, Robert and Ralph Nigbor and two sisters, Eleanor Stater and Betty Weiske.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place and a Gathering and Sharing of Memories will take place on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at (Noon) at the Berlin V.F.W. Hall and full military honors will be provided by the Berlin V.F.W. following the sharing on the outside lawn and then a luncheon will follow the honors for all to attend.
Inurnment will be at a later date in the Saint Michael's Cemetery of Berlin.
The family asks that you bring your stories and memories to the hall on Sunday and be prepared to get up and share them with all present as we bet you have one or two fishing, hunting, or just Chuck stories to share.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
116 S. ADAMS AVE.
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Published in Oshkosh Northwestern on July 12, 2012