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Bruce A. Bohner

05/01/1922 - 10/05/2021
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Bruce A. Bohner, age 99, of Winneconne, died Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at home. He was born May 1, 1922, in Syracuse, New York to the late Fredrick and Mildred (Bourne) Bohner. Bruce served his country during World War II with the U.S. Air Force 388th Airborne Division, working as a B-17 airplane mechanic and crew chief. He was a private pilot and member of the EAA. Bruce was a charter member of the American Legion in Lyons, New York. On October 25, 1977, he married Gail Scovel Zeinert. Bruce was a farmer and was in agricultural sales at Wentzel Ford in Winneconne. He had his own band, the Country Ramblers, and taught guitar. Bruce enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and camping. He and Gail did much traveling, seeing much of the country, including a favorite trip to Alaska in 1994.  

Bruce is survived by his wife of almost 44 years, Gail Bohner; a daughter, Rev. Barbara Sanson; stepchildren, Cheryl (Randy) Marx, Steven (Laura) Zeinert; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.  

Along with his parents, Bruce was also preceded in death by a brother, Fredrick “Bud” Bohner; a sister, Mary Muckey; and two dogs, Jud and Rusty. 

Per Bruce’s wishes, a private graveside service will be held at the Plummer Cemetery, town of Oshkosh. 

If you wish, please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net. 

Ian Livingstone wrote on October 12, 2021
My sincerest condolences

David Vander Linden wrote on October 11, 2021
The Oshkosh Area Humane Society would like to express its condolences to Gail, Rev. Barbara, and all of Bruce's family. We are sorry for your loss. The Humane Society is also very appreciative to Bruce and Gail for all of your support and cat adoptions through the years. Thank you. Our sympathy to each of you at this difficult time.

Cheryl O’Connell wrote on October 10, 2021
Oh the stories Bruce could tell and everything that he had done! I especially enjoyed his story of the JC Penney guernsey farm. He had a heart of gold and will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers to his family. Rest In Peace, Bruce.

William Beck wrote on October 9, 2021
Cheryl, I'm sorry for your loss, I remember good times talking with him,my deepest sympathy for your family

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