In Memory of Jeffrey Gohlke ’68

JEFFREY L. GOHLKE ’68 of Viroqua, Wisconsin, died May 3, 2022. At Ripon, he majored in economics and participated in Phi Kappa Pi (Merriman) fraternity. He served in the U.S. Army and had a long, distinguished career helping build Milwaukee’s economy and contributing to the success of local businesses. He started at the Department of City Development in 1971 and retired as vice president of industrial development from the Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation in 2001. After retiring in the Viroqua area, he served for six years as Viroqua city administrator and held officer roles at the Vernon Economic Development Association, Viroqua Development Association and the Viroqua Area Rotary Club. Survivors include his wife, Carol; two sons and two daughters.

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