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1022, 04 Oct 17

Rep. Bob Gannon Dies

Wow. Stunning news.

Oct. 4, 2017 – West Bend, WI –  Neighbors in West Bend are shocked as news spreads about the death of Assembly Rep. Bob Gannon. Early word is around 9 p.m. Tuesday night the Allenton Fire and Rescue responded to a call for an unresponsive male in a vehicle at Gonring Drive and West Lake Drive.

Details on the exact cause of death will be released at a later date.

Gannon was first elected as a representative in the 58th Assembly District on Nov. 4, 2014. He was extremely active in the community on boards such as Family Promise and the Washington County Youth Hockey League. Gannon had also been a member of the West Bend Sunrise Rotary.

Gannon owned Richards Insurance Agency and was previous owner of the AmericInn Hotel in West Bend.

West Bend Mayor Kraig Sadownikow was shocked at the news. “He’s a one-of-a-kind guy, that’s for sure,” said Sadownikow. “His voracious appetite for all that is good about the state of Wisconsin will be missed.”


1022, 04 October 2017


  1. billphoto

    My first response is to pray for his family and give them strength during what is a most difficult time.  Personally, I supported Rep. Gannon and admired his conviction to the value of his constituents.

  2. Pat

    Prayers and condolences to his family and friends!

  3. Kevin Scheunemann

    This is a great loss to the community.

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