William J. Gosewehr, “Bill”, “Gorp”, age 66 years, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 3, 2020 at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, WI.
He was born November 17, 1953 in Port Washington, WI to George and Carol Thelen Gosewehr. After graduating from Port Washington High School he started working at EST Mfg in Grafton and Milwaukee Gear. He was a volunteer EMT and Firefighter in Saukville, WI. He currently worked as a Service Engineer traveling to various locations around the world for Reishauer Gear and Thread Grinding.
Bill married Barbie Demge of Port Washington, WI in February 2005 in Hawaii. He enjoyed being an outdoorsman and looked forward to fishing, camping, riding his motorcycle or just relaxing in his yard. He also enjoyed billiards and hunting when he was younger.
He is survived by his wife Barbie, daughter Caleigh (Adam) Schultz and step-daughters Valerie (Jeremy) Johnson and Megan Arrowood. Further survived by grandchildren Austin and Coen Schultz, step-grandchildren Ava and Jayme Johnson and Allison Doers, brother Robert (Tracy) Gosewehr, sister Sue Morauski, former wife Katherine Schefft, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A celebration of Bill’s life will be held 1 pm Saturday, May 22, 2021 at the Poole Funeral Home. Family will receive friends from 11 am to 1pm of Saturday before the service at the funeral home. To help celebrate and remember Bill, please wear brown or orange.
Poole Funeral Home / Crematory, Port Washington, Wisconsin assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262-284-4431.