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Robert 'Bob' Gurske

ASHLAND Wis. - Robert "Bob" Gurske, 85, of Hurley, passed away on Sept. 19, 2022, in Ashland.

Bob is survived by the love of his life, Carol Moncher. They were together for 43 years. In that time, they celebrated their love and commitment to each other.

Bob served in the U.S. Air Force. He had many interests. The main one was being "at one" with nature. He loved hunting and fishing. He could tell you many stories about the deer and bear he shot. He also had many stories about his fishing days. Bob loved to read books and was an awesome cook. He also was a devoted Wisconsin sports fan.

Survivors include his brother, Gordon Gurske, of Gile; his sister, Virginia (David) Weigand, of Elkhorn; son, Tony (Peggy) Gurske, of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas; and daughters, Becky (Steve) Steffen, of Pleasant Prairie, and Anita (Steve) Wallig, of Kenosha. Bob had three grandchildren, Andrea, Anthony (Tiffany) Gurske and Billy (Alora) Steffen. He had five great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Aria, Luke, Zyon and Elijah; along with many nieces and nephews.

Bob's extended family include Carol's children, Joe (Kelly) Moncher, Jim (Chris) Moncher, Rick (Julia) Moncher, Karen (Jeff) Tenlen and Dan Moncher. He had many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who were a part of his life with Carol.

Bob was preceded in death by his mother and father, Irene Nashland and Robert Gurske; sister, Carol; brother, Gene; sister and brother-in-law, Patty (Larry) Zani; and sister-in-law Marie Gurske.

A special thank you to Ashland Health and Rehabilitation for the care you gave our loved one during his time with you.

With respect to Bob's wishes, no service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations to be given to Hurley Education Foundation.

Mid-Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family at this time. Online condolences may be expressed at MWCS.WS.

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