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OBITUARY: Richard William Rosner

Richard William Rosner, age 68, of Brillion, died on Saturday, August 13, 2016, at Shorehaven Health & Rehabilitation Center in Oconomowoc.

He was born on June 20, 1948, in Manitowoc, son of the late Edward and Marie (Derkes) Rosner. He married Kathryn Hinkens on Oct. 22, 1977, in Waukesha. Richie loved Brillion and the people here. He attended many sporting events in Brillion and loved to hunt. He worked at the Brillion Iron Works for 43 years until his retirement. He loved his classic 1968 Chevelle and was a proud member of the Old Chevy Club and well as a member of Peace United Church of Christ in Brillion.

Survivors include his children: Amy (Patrick) Klimek of Green Bay, Matt (Michele) Rosner of Slinger; four grandchildren; a sister, Barbara (Kenneth) Pautz of Reedsville; a brother, Jerome (Mary) Rosner of Brillion; a sister-in-law, LuAnn Weihert of Watertown; and two brothers-in-law: William and Robert Hinkens, both of Marinette; and other relatives and very special friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kathy, on Feb. 8, 2008; and his in-laws: John Hinkens and Mary Ann Hinkens.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 18, at 10:00 a.m. at Peace United Church of Christ in Brillion. The Rev. Kris Borns will officiate. Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in Appleton. Friends may call at the church on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and then again at the church on Thursday from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. Online condolences may be made at


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