Harold A. Gurkowski
Winneconne - Harold A. Gurkowski, age 79, of Winneconne, died Thursday, July 22, 2021, at Ascension Mercy Hospital in Oshkosh surrounded by his family. He was born November 1, 1941, in Berlin to Anthony and Josephine (Nimke) Gurkowski. Harold was a graduate of Oshkosh High School. For three years he served in the U.S. Air Force. While serving in the Air Force in England he met Sheila Parsons and they were married on May 2, 1964. For 40 years Harold was employed at Oshkosh Truck until his retirement. He had been a member of the Winneconne/Poygan Fire Department and was a member of Lord of the Lakes Lutheran Church. Harold enjoyed hunting, golfing, attending his grandchildren's activities, casino trips, trips with friends to Mackinac Island and Wisconsin Dells, and baseball and Badger games with his sons.
Harold is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sheila Gurkowski; two sons, Steve (Linda) Gurkowski, Andy Gurkowski (Rhonda); two grandchildren, Michael (Emily) Gurkowski, Nicole (Brandon) Howell; and other relatives and friends.
Preceding Harold in death were his parents, Anthony Gurkowski, and Josephine Werner; and a sister, Joyce Brunner.
A visitation for family and friends will be on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. until Noon at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at Noon at the funeral home with Pastor Kevin Heffernan officiating. Burial will follow in the Welsh Cemetery, Berlin.
If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net
Published by Oshkosh Northwestern from Jul. 24 to Jul. 25, 2021.