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Lloyd "Gus" Gussert

Wrightstown - Lloyd "Gus" Gussert, 84, Wrightstown, passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, June 9, 2018, following a hard-fought battle with cancer. Born January 1, 1934, son of the late Agnes (Theunis) Gussert. Lloyd united in marriage to Mary Lou Cornelissen on June 4, 1957 and together they celebrated 60 years of marriage. Mary Lou preceded him in death on October 25, 2017.

Lloyd graduated from Wrightstown High School in 1952. He worked for the Village of Wrightstown as the Superintendent of Public Works for 38 years before retiring in 1996. He was a member of the Wrightstown Fire Department for 42 years and one of the first members of the First Responders Program. He enjoyed cooking, baking and puttering in his garage. Lloyd took great pride in his gardening and canning every summer, sharing the "fruits of his labor" with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his three sons, Tom, Greenleaf; Tim (Mary); Terry (Karen); and a daughter, Cindy (Lee) Bowers, all of Wrightstown; six loved grandchildren, Hannah (Andy) Bauer, Taylor Bowers, Carley (Josh) Ebert, Courtney, Tanner (MacKenzie) and Mariah Gussert; and his adored great-grandson, Roman. He is further survived by Mary Lou's family, Carol Burke, Germaine Diny, Jack Cornelissen, Sandy Greenley and Bonnie Cornelissen, as well as many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

In addition to his mother and wife, Lloyd was preceded in death by his brother Connie and a sister Ruth, in-laws, Sylvester and Vivian Cornelissen, brothers-in-law, Leo Diny, Jerry Cornelissen and Bill Burke, and sisters-in-law, Mary Ellen Cornelissen and Donna Gussert, aunts and uncles.

Family and friends may visit at St. Clare Catholic Church - St. Paul Site, 437 Main St., Wrightstown, from 10:30am until 12:15pm on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Lloyd at 12:30pm with Rev. Brian Wideman officiating. Burial will take place at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery, Wrightstown. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cotterfuneralhome.com. Cotter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Our special thanks go out to a very important person, Denise Helbing. She became dad's "other daughter" over the years and a special family friend whose love and support will never ever be forgotten. Thanks also to ThedaCare Hospice, especially Ashley, dad's nurse, and to Comfort Keepers, Natalie, who got everything set up and our caregivers Yacouba (Jacob), Alexa and MiKayla. The kindness, compassion, and skill we were shown allowed us to keep dad home.



Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on June 12, 2018
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