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Philip Duane Gorman

Sep 30, 1950 - Jan 29, 2021


Philip Gorman, age 70, of Sheboygan, passed away from pancreatic cancer on Friday, January 29, 2021 at his home. He was born on September 30, 1950 at Marinette General Hospital to Alva Lee and Alice Marie Gorman. Philip graduated from Oconto Falls High School with the class of 1968.
He was an avid hunter, outdoorsman, enjoyed golfing and was a NASCAR fan. Philip also enjoyed fishing, watching the Packers and watching the Brewers in his garage with his friends. He was employed by the Kohler Company for 46 years until his retirement in 2015. One of Philip’s proud achievements was building a cabin on his wooded land with the help of his family and many friends. He enjoyed sitting around the campfire and playing Cheeky Cheeky! Philip was known to be the ultimate prankster with everyone.
Philip is survived by his sons, Todd (Barb) Gorman and Tim (Wendy) Gorman; grandchildren, Aaron, Collin, Connor, Callie, Kevin and Kyle Gorman; sisters, Betty Miller and Pat Sprout. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews and special close friends. Philip is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Eunice Patz and Blanche Ott and brothers, Marvin, Raymond and Jerry Gorman. Philip was a good father, grandfather and friend. He will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m. A private burial will take place at a later date.
Online condolences may be expressed at


Date: Friday Feb 5, 2021
Time: 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]

Funeral Service

Date: Friday Feb 5, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



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Larry, Sue Patz

So sorry to hear about Uncle Phil. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Sharon Wilke

My deepest sympathy to the family. He always had a smile and some wise crack every time I saw him.

Karen Vandoske

Tim - Tod , your dad was quite the guy (all good of course). My sympathy to you and yours.

Keith Brunner

I will always remember Phil as 'The Thumper'. We played softball at Kohler and would see him at Kohler picnics. Was glad to see him at SBG awhile ago and recalled old times. RIP Thumper...

Mari Jo Gorman

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Uncle Phillip will be truly missed. We are very sorry that we will not be able to attend his funeral. Terry will be out of town and I am recovering from recent surgery. Sending you all our love and healing prayers...

Bill Lee Dortman

Rest in piece my friend. Haven't seen you in many years but sure do remember the many laughs from the good old days

Scott Mellesmoen

Gorman Family, So sorry for the loss of your father. He was a wonderful man.

Renee Schjoth

Deeply sorry for your lost

Jim Nussberger

Deepest sympathy for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.

Karen L Fraley

Sandy and Ken Katte

Gorman family. Ken and I are so sorry for your loss. May Philip rest in peace.

Dan & Pam Bogenschuetz

Our sympathy to your family. Lot's of fun memories over the years...

Don and Lynn Bogenschetz

Our condolences to the Gorman Family! He was great friend and will be missed!!!!

Michael and Connie Kaker

Phil was a special man. We had many fun times together during The Forty and Older Baseball team we were on at Dockside. Our deepest sympathies to your family. when we think of him we will always smile.

Gary and Dawn Janousky

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for your family.

Dion Jakum

So sorry to hear of your fathers passing Tim and Todd. I remember a lot of good times in Happy Days with him. He will be missed.

Russ Mueller

My sympathies to the family

Melissa Feudner Kroll

Big hugs sent to the family! Phil will definitely be missed.

Lynn Thimmig

Our sincerest sympathies. Phil was one of my our dearest friends. Always put a smile on our face. He will be missed. RIP my friend.❤️

Laura Halvorsen

He was such a nice guy.