THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Wilbert Buboy Longsine, 88, of Oconto, passed away Saturday, Feb. 22 at Sun Valley Homes II in Oconto.
Born June 8, 1925 in Oconto to the late Fred Pat and Sarah (Hanes) Longsine, he married Arlene Olive Zoeller on Sept. 21, 1946 and she preceded him in death on Aug. 14, 2007. He served in the United States Navy on the U.S.S. Hancock during World War II. He retired from Scott Paper Company where he was employed for many years.
He enjoyed hunting, watching the Atlanta Braves, but most of all loved watching his grandchildren playing sports. He was a member of Holy Trinity Church, Oconto.
He is survived by a son, Clark (Becky) Longsine, Oconto; three sisters, Geraldine Morin and Sally (Richard) Glawe, both of Oconto and Charmaine Galban, Ilinois; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; many nieces; nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Guzman and two brothers-in-law, Tony Morin and Manuel Galban.
The family received relatives and friends at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Oconto, from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Rev. Joel Sember officiated with Military Rites given by American Legion Post 74, Oconto. Gallagher Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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