Gilbert ‘Gil’ G. Bobholz
Gilbert "Gil" G. Bobholz of Waukesha passed away on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at his home with his family by his side at the age of 86. Gil was born on June 25, 1930, in Milwaukee, to George and Viola (nee Neitzel) Bobholz.
On December 26, 1960, he married his loving wife Elaine Quasius; she preceded him in death on July 15, 2005. Gil was a carpenter and loved to build things.
He loved animals, especially dogs and leaves behind his devoted four-legged companion, Zoe. Most of all, Gil enjoyed spending time at his cabin on Squirrel Lake in Minocqua, where he fished, socialized and spent time with his beloved family.
He will be sadly missed by his five children, Chris (John) Flamand of Mukwonago, Peter Bobholz of Germantown, Ann (Dean) Thoma of Waukesha, Andrew (Julie) Bobholz of Green Bay, and John (Jeanette) Bobholz of Arkansas, and his grandchildren, Emily, Jordan, and Kaitlyn Flamand and Sam and Max Bobholz. He is further survived by his brother Gerald
(Jetta) Bobholz of Germantown, his brother-in-law Glenn (Elaine) Quasius, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to his wife, Elaine, and his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin brother Gordon.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9 a.m. until the time of the 11:30 a.m. funeral service at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1052 White Rock Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Lawrence Gates will preside. Entombment will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield. Please meet at the cemetery in the red parking area.
Memorials in Gil’s name are appreciated to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-5474035 or please visit our website atwww.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.