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Gary F. Rochon
Date of Death: May, 02 2022

          Gary F. Rochon, 80, Hermansville, passed away on Monday May 2, 2022 at the Luther Home in Marinette, WI. He was born on March 9, 1942 in Stephenson, MI, son of the late Uldage and Marie (Rabitoy) Rochon. On July 2, 1960 he married the former Eileen Schuvilier at St. Francis Xavier Church in Spalding.
          Gary worked for Grede Foundries in Iron Mountain until his retirement. He enjoyed sports of all kinds and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. He also enjoyed deer hunting with his father. Gary loved his family, spending time with them and will be sadly missed.
          He is survived by his wife, four children: Peggy (Mike) Draxler, Rodney (Collene) Rochon, Carolyn (Bob) Gregg and Sandy (Larry) Moilanen   , siblings: Wayne (Linda) Rochon, Sue (Richard) Hanna, Dennis Rochon, Dale (Cheryl) Rochon and David (Karen) Rochon, grandchildren: Ashley Gregg, Robert (Lisa) Gregg, Tyler Draxler, Kelsey Rochon, Brittany (Jacob) Moreau and Mel Hughey, many great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.
          Gary was preceded in death by his parents, brother: Harlan Rochon, sister-in-law: Bonnie Rochon, brother-in-law: Douglas Murray and nephew: Chad Rochon.
          Friends may call from 12:00 (noon) to 2:00 p.m. (CST) on Friday May 13, 2022 at St. John Neumann Church in Spalding. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. (CST) on Friday at church with Fr. Benny Mathew officiating. A luncheon will follow Mass in the church parish hall.
          His family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff at the Luther Home and Hospice for their great care given to Gary.
          The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Rochon family.
          Please visit to send online condolences to his family.

  • "sending love and sincerest condolences .I have many happy memories of Hermansville and Garys family the farm ,my grandparents farm .Till we meet again cuz ! "
    -Sharon Conrad

  • "Sending prayers and sympathy to Gary’s family on the news of his death. Sincerely, Mary(cousin)Kubiak"
    -Mary Hautala Kubiak

  • "Sandy, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. Your Dad was always so kind and patient with us as kids. Heaven has gained an angel. Lisa Cologna"
    -Lisa Cologna

  • "Dad I love you so much and miss alot .there will always be a special place in my heart for you ♥ "
    -Carolyn Gregg Daughter

  • "Dear Eileen, My deepest condolence for the passing of your dear hubby, Gary. I was always delighted to see you both on Tuesdays! I enjoyed our individual conversations and time together!!! I was "on the lookout for the Rochons on Tuesdays". I viewed you and Gary as my 'friends'! Peace and love Eileen, and to your beloved adult children with their families. + May our Lord Bless You Eileen throughout your time of deep sorrow and devastating loss. "
    -Lana Smith: DCH front desk volunteer

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