Wayne M. Gniot, Lauderdale Lakes, WI, (1943-2014)
February 20, 1943 - February 19, 2014
Wayne M. Gniot, 70, of Lauderdale Lakes, WI, died peacefully at home Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. He was born Feb. 20, 1943, in Riverside, IL, the son of the late Martin and Rosella (Delway) Gniot. Wayne owned and operated the Riverside News Agency for over 20 years, retiring in 1987. He was united in marriage to Caroline V. Fleckles on Nov. 7, 1979, in Wheaton, IL; she died July 28, 2004. Wayne was a member of the Riverside Lions Club and the Whitewater Lions Club. He was a Melvin Jones Fellow. Wayne enjoyed retirement, he especially enjoyed his lake home and taking his pontoon boat out for a cruise around the lake.
Wayne will be deeply missed by his three daughters: Lynn (Mark Brownstein) Gniot of Austin, TX, Gina (Tim Maylath) Gniot of Downers Grove, IL, and Florence Gniot Domabyl of Chicago, IL; 10 grandchildren; and by a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Caroline; a daughter, Sherry Gniot Ross; and a sister, Beverly Gniot Phelps.
Funeral service will be held at 12 Noon Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at HAASE-LOCKWOOD & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 730 N. Wisconsin Street, Elkhorn, WI. Visitation will be Saturday at the FUNERAL HOME from 10 a.m. until time of service. Burial will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Tibbets, WI. Memorials may be made in Wayne’s name to the American Cancer Society. On-line guestbook is at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.