Richard J. Gohr

Richard J. Gohr, 64, of Mishicot died unexpectantly on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009 as the result of a hunting accident.

He was born on Dec. 28, 1944 in Two Rivers to the late Joseph and Grace Reynolds Gohr and has been a lifelong area resident. Richard was a 1965 graduate of the Mishicot High School. He served in the United States Army for 4 1/2 years in Germany. Richard married the former Donna Koller on May 6, 1972 in Manitowoc.

He formerly worked for the Mishicot Co-0p and was currently working as a truck driver for Sanimax in Green Bay. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved hunting.

Richard was a member of the Mishicot Sportsman's Club where he served as president and was on the board of directors. He was also a member of the Manitowoc Fish and Game Association and served on its board of directors. He belonged to the Larrabee Sportsmans Club and the WI Bow Hunters Association.

He is survived by his wife Donna, of 37 years, one son and daughter-in-law, David and Aeriel Gohr of Mishicot; three sisters, Bonnie DeMeyer of Mishicot, Jane (Charles) Rogge of West Bend, Wendy (William) Noyd of New York; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Melvin and Dorothy Koller of Kewaunee. He is further survived by his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, David and Mary Koller of Mishicot, Marsha and Ron Bellin of Luxemberg, Karen and Brian Bruechert of Kewaunee, Mary and Terry Daron of Tisch Mills and Carol Dart of Rio Creek; and by his nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by one son, Steven Gohr on Feb.y 5, 1999; a brother-in-law, Robert DeMeyer; one niece, Sarah Koller; and by one nephew, Tim Noyd.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Mishicot with the Rev. Paul Paider officiating. Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Parish Cemetery with graveside military rites accorded by the Mishicot VFW Kempen-Staudinger-Terens Post #7753. Relatives and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. tonight at the Lambert-Eckert Funeral Home in Mishicot. Visitation will continue after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at Holy Cross Catholic Church, until the time of service at 11 a.m. A memorial fund has been established in his name.