Gordon C. Manke

Oct. 12, 1923 Ė Feb. 28, 2010

Gordon C. Manke of Ashippun passed away on Feb. 28, 2010, at age 86 years.

Gordon was born Oct. 12, 1923, to Charles and Lena Manke. He married Helen Winkelman on May 3, 1947. He is survived by his wife, Helen. He was the loving father of Charles (Sharon) Manke, James (Nancy) Manke, Marvin (Kathleen) Manke; grandfather of John (Lisa) Manke, Amy (Mike) Ortner, Lori Manke, Traci (Matthew) Plotz, Jennifer (Mike) Lorbetske and Kristina (Will) Runke; and the great grandfather of nine. Gordon was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion Post #91 of Oconomowoc. He retired from Ashippun Lumber Co. after 25 years of employment.

Friends may visit from 5 p.m. until time of funeral service 7 p.m. Thursday March 4, 2010 all at St. Johnís Lutheran Church of Ashippun (N1245 St. Johnís Way Oconomowoc, WI 53066). Final rest will be St. Johnís Cemetery at 10 a.m. Friday.

Memorials would be appreciated to St. Johnís Lutheran Church or the donorís choice.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm - Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services, Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For details, call 567-4459 or visit the Web at