Robert Henry Gonnering
1939 - 2020
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Robert Henry Gonnering

Shawano - Robert Gonnering, 80, of Shawano, WI, died peacefully on August 3, 2020.

He was born November 15, 1939 to Norbert and Florence Gonnering of Freedom, WI. He worked many years at a paper mill in Kimberly, WI and in 1982 established the Freedom Family Restaurant in Freedom, WI and managed it for several years. His interests included chess, sheepshead card game with friends, smoking his pipe, and enjoying the scenery of his Shawano lake cottage.

He is survived by his siblings Tom Gonnering, Judy Rickert, and Ron Gonnering; children Scott Gonnering, Todd Gonnering, Bobbi Mitchell, Jeff Gonnering, and Greg Gonnering; 9 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Norbert and Florence.

He will be laid to rest next to his parents at Saint Nicholas Cemetery in Freedom, WI.

Per his wishes, no service will be held.




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Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Aug. 12 to Aug. 13, 2020.
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August 17, 2020
Dear Scott, and family really sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. I had a lot of really good times working with Bob watching packer games with him and filling out sweepstakes entries. He was a really great guy.
Scott Lemke
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August 12, 2020
Dear Ron& Judy our prayers and deepest sympathy, The family of Richard & Dorothy Rickert, Pat & Dan Bacon
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