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Vernon Allen Gothberg

August 18, 1944 ~ July 17, 2022 (age 77)


Vernon Allen Gothberg, 77, of Sheboygan Falls, passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2022, at his home.

Vernon was born to Charles and Olga (Anderson) Gothberg on August 18, 1944, in Grand Forks, North Dakota. He was united in marriage to Lois Byzewski on March 5, 1964, in Grand Forks, ND. Vernon worked a variety of jobs at the Grand Forks Airforce Base in North Dakota and more recently, worked in maintenance at Timber Springs Apartments.

Vernon enjoyed watching NASCAR and horse racing. Together, he and Lois enjoyed following the Copper Box Band to local concerts. Over the years, Vernon was known as “Bird Dog.” More than anything, Vernon loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Vernon is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lois; children, Scott (Gwen) Gothberg of New Prague, MN, Joy (Darin) Larson of Sheboygan, WI, Robin (Jay) Boby of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren, Mason Gothberg, Matthew Larson, Luc Boby, Chad (Casey) Larson, Nick Larson, Carly Gothberg. He is further survived by his brother, LeRoy (Carol) Gothberg of Emerado, ND; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Vernon was preceded in death by his parents and brothers: Charles, Raymond, Ronald, and Robert.

A private family memorial service to celebrate Vernon’s life will be held.

Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is assisting the family. Please visit for more information and to leave online condolences.

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