George Lawton Nufer
Aug. 13, 1946 – April 30, 2013
George Lawton Nufer, 66, of Oshkosh, passed away peacefully and on his
own terms Tuesday, April 30, 2013. He was born Aug. 13, 1946, in
Oconomowoc, to George A. and Florence R. Nufer.
A graduate of Oconomowoc High School, George went on to work a number of
jobs including Neenah Foundry and a stint at Trek Bicycles in
Oconomowoc. He was a talented artist and did many projects, such as
restaurant placards and signs, for his wide circle of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by a brother, Bruce, (Kathy) Nufer of Menasha, and two
sisters, Phyllis Nufer of New Berlin and Patricia (Chuck) Seider of
Everett, Wash. He had a number of nieces and nephews, but was closest to
Margaret (David) Ekrem and Lizzie Nufer, who will especially miss her
George was sociable, loved to talk, a loyal friend and though
misunderstood by some, had a good heart and a generous spirit.
Special thanks to Dr. Karen Gremminger and the hematology/oncology staff
at Mercy Medical Center, Oshkosh, for their kindness and caring.
A farewell gathering for family and friends will be held from 2 p.m. to
6 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Distillery Pub on Main Street in
Westgor Funeral Homes, Neenah, is assisting the family with
arrangements. For more information, call 920-722-7151.