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Gideon, Walter Passed away November 30, 2011, at the age of 84. A proud Swiss entrepreneur with a lifelong passion for helping others, and a deep love and caring for family, came to the United States in 1948. After owning a farm in upstate New York, he settled in the Chicago area in 1956, owned several businesses, raised his family with the late Edith Gideon (nee Wyler), and years later retired to Milwaukee. He is survived by his loving wife Emmely Gideon (nee Buchmann) of Milwaukee, his children, Mark (Karen), Greenbrae, CA; Eric of San Rafael, CA; Barbara, San Francisco; Yvette (Rodger Sonneborn), Evanston, IL; Michael Rozyne (Kimberly French), Middleborough, MA; and his grandchildren Zack and Max Gideon, Dustin and Lucas Sonneborn, Jake, Ben and Erika Gideon, and his brother Bruno Gideon of Toronto. The family will receive condolences beginning at 9:15 AM followed by the service at 10:00 AM on December 2, 2011, AT THE FUNERAL HOME. Private burial will be held in Illinois. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Lewy Body Dementia Association: appreciated. Goodman-Bensman Whitefish Bay Funeral Home 4750 N. Santa Monica 414-964-3111
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Dec. 1, 2011
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