Roger Tonnon

Roger Tonnon

Male 1928 - 2005  (77 years)

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  • Name Roger Tonnon 
    Born 05 Feb 1928  Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Find a Grave FindAGrave Memorial 88624986 
    Died 30 Oct 2005  Crivitz, Marinette Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Shrine of Good Shepherd, Green Bay, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Roger J. Tonnon, 77, Crooked Lake, died Sunday, Oct. 30, 2005, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Feb. 5, 1928, in Green Bay, to Floyd and Elizabeth (Van Erem) Tonnon. On May 3, 1947, Roger was united in marriage to Elaine Burkel at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Howard. Roger started Seaway Foods in Howard with his partner Ben Neerdaels in 1956 and ran the business until his retirement in 1990. Following his retirement Roger and Elaine moved to Crooked Lake. Roger was a lifetime member of the Howard-Suamico Optimist Club and was a longtime member of the Ruff Riders Snowmobile Club. He also belonged to St. Benedict Parish since 1959. Roger enjoyed snowmobiling and in his younger days he enjoyed boating.
      Roger is survived by his wife of 58 years, Elaine; four children and their spouses, Nanci and Tony Denissen, Green Bay; Jeff and Cindy Tonnon, Bob and Jackie Tonnon, all of Suamico; Dan and Cathy Tonnon, Howard; five grandchildren, Tim Anderson, Hollie Tonnon, Ryan Tonnon, Emily Tonnon, Sarah Tonnon; three great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren, Jessie Van Laanen, Jay Van Laanen, Laura Denissen; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Robert Johnson, Howard; three sisters-in-law, Mabel Burkel, Menelta Burkel, both of Howard; Olive Teebo, Chicago; many other relatives and friends.

      Roger was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Brian Tonnon.

      Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. A Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Friends may also call at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 3370 Deerfield West, Suamico, from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with the Rev. Gary J. Dantinne officiating. Entombment will be in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.

      The Tonnon family would like to thank the nurses and staff of New Care Nursing Home for all of their care of Roger and his family.
    Person ID I389219  Little Chute Historical Society
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2019 

    Father Floyd Tonnon,   b. 15 Mar 1905,   d. 12 Oct 1965, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Elizabeth VanErem,   b. 29 Sep 1905, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1993, Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Family ID F148731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elaine Burkel,   b. 18 Feb 1928, Duck Creek, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 2018  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 03 May 1947  St John the Baptist Church, Howard, Brown Co, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F148732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 05 Feb 1928 - Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 03 May 1947 - St John the Baptist Church, Howard, Brown Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Oct 2005 - Crivitz, Marinette Co, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shrine of Good Shepherd, Green Bay, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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