Robert John Bernhoft
Birth date: February 22, 1929
Death date: August 12, 2012
Robert John Bernhoft,
Age 83, of Oshkosh, passed away at Aurora Health Care Center in Oshkosh on Sunday, August 12, 2012. Robert was born on February 22, 1929 in Burlington, to the late Walter and Gertrude (nee OíConnor) Bernhoft. He spent his early life in Wilmot and was a graduate of Wilmot High School. Following his graduation from high school, Robert farmed with his father, Walter, for a number of years and held a variety of positions in manufacturing. He proudly served in the National Guard for 3 years.
Robert will be remembered for his faith, values, love of family and country, his sense of humor as well as his wise advice. He loved his companion, Nancy and enjoyed being in the outdoors, hunting and fishing.
Survivors include his daughters, Pamela (Eric) Elwood and Debra (Mick Laughran) Bernhoft, grandchildren; John and Elizabeth, brother, Herbert Bernhoft and his devoted companion, Nancy Priest of Oshkosh. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jerome.
Memorials have been suggested to Boys Town at Boys Town Nation Headquarters, P.O Box 8000, Boys Town, NE, 68010
Burial took place at St. Peterís Cemetery in East Troy on Tuesday, August 14, 2012.