Gary A. Johanknecht
1946 — 2021
Gary A. Johanknecht, 74 of Beaver Dam, passed away on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Alden Estates of Jefferson. Gary was born on November 7, 1946 in Waupaca, WI the only child of Glenn and Margaret (Roggow) Johanknecht. Gary is a 1964 graduate of Waupaca High School and attended UW-Stevens Point until joining the US Army in 1967. While serving his country in Vietnam, Gary earned a Purple Heart and was honorably discharged in 1969. He excelled at all sports, especially fastpitch softball, basketball and golf. On August 3, 1996, Gary married Susan Lange in Beaver Dam. The couple loved to travel together after their retirement in 2006. They made several trips to the Big Island of Hawaii,...