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Michael Gunzenhauser, 66

Oct 27, 2019

Michael Gunzenhauser

Winnebago Michael Gunzenhauser passed away on Oct. 23, 2019 at his home in Winnebago at the age of 66.

Funeral services for Michael took place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Winnebago.

Since moving to Winnebago in the early 1980s, Michael worked for Cargill, City of Winnebago as a police officer, Ag Distributing of Amboy, and then started his own business, Mike’s Ag in 1997. Michael is the proud father of two boys, Chris and Rob. His grandchildren, Jeffery, Emma, Carter, Jacob, Matthew, and Logan were his pride and joy along with Akia and Kyle Perry.

Michael was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Winnebago and Presbyterian Men’s Club.

Mike is survived by his wife of 43 years, Sheryl; children, Chris (Vanessa) Gunzenhauser, of Winnebago, Rob (Kristina) Gunzenhauser, of Winnebago, Amanda Gunzenhauser, of Winnebago, and Heather Doran, of Minnesota; 8 grandchildren; sisters, Connie (Mark) Cooper, of Florida, Barb (Greg) Schulz, of Wisconsin; brother-in-law’s, Larry (Tammy) Yackley, Kipp (Karen) Yackley, Todd (Penny) Yackley, James (Bonnie) Yackley, all of Minnesota; sister-in-law’s, Susan (Johnny) Lujan, of Wyoming, Bobbi (Cory) Richards, of Minnesota; nephews, Derek, AJ, Brandon, Brent, Bryan, Tanner, Sawyer, Nathanial, Marcus, Devyn, Tim, and Shawn; nieces, Willow, Andrea, Joanna, and Rachel; and many great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arlen and Margaret Gunzenhauser, grandparents, several aunts and uncles, and a nephew.

At Mike’s request Please no suits, come dressed as you would daily. He loved his Carhartt shirts and jeans.

In lieu of flowers, would you please consider making a charitable gift in his memory to either UHD Hospice or Genesis Classical Academy.