Francis Honer

Published On: Oct 12 2012 05:22:11 PM CDT
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Francis Honer, age 89, a 30 year resident of Eagle River and formerly of Richland County died on Friday, October 5, 2012 at his home in Eagle River. He was born January 16, 1923 in Richland Center the son of Joseph and Helen Honer. He was a dairy farmer in Richland County for many years. Later he owned and operated “Honer’s Gullrock Bay” fishing camp in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada. Francis was an avid fisherman and enjoyed traveling.

Francis was preceded in death by

his wife Madeline in 1989 and his brother Henry.

Survivors include

his daughter Mary Kunau of Eagle River, Wisconsin

his son John (Mary) Honer of Cazenovia

his sister: Ann Duhr of Lone Rock, Wisconsin

grandchildren: Mark (Denise) Honer

Darren (Jamie) Honer

Tom (Amber) Kunau

great grandchildren: Tristan Honer, Brogan Honer, Jordan Kunau, Jovie Kunau

his close friend: Barb Weidenbauer

other relatives and many friends.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the PRATT MEMORIAL CHAPEL. Pastor Conrad Prell will officiate and burial will be in the Sextonville Cemetery. Visitaiton for Francis Honer will be at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the service time at 1:00 PM. The Gaffney-Busha funeral home of Eagle River and the Pratt Funeral Service are serving the Honer family.