Carlton N. Gossen, age 85, of Appleton, passed away on Sunday, November 01, 2015. He was born on October 30, 1930 in De Pere to the late Herman and Christine (Smits) Gossen. Carlton married the love of his life, Dorothy Tordoer on October 25, 1956. Together they were blessed with four children; Linda, Russ, Jim and Penny.
After nearly thirty years of employment with the Appleton Post Office Carlton retired, he enjoyed his retirement by relaxing. He was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and would never miss a game. His fondest memories where the times spent camping with his family and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his four children; Linda Gossen; Russ Gossen and his daughter, Morgan Gossen; Jim Gossen and his son, Carson Gossen; Penny (Bob) Van Dyke and their children, Connie (Brandon) Johnson, Mike Van Dyke and Brittany (Fiance Sam Rysam) Van Dyke. Carlton is further survived by many other nieces, nephews relatives and his favorite grand dogs; Lady, Billy and Dusty.
Carlton was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy on October 24, 2011. He was also preceded in death by his brother s; Marvin Gossen, Norbert Gossen and Merlin Gossen and sisters, Lucille (Richard) Van Schnydel and Arletta (Erwin) Weber.
Private family services are being held.
Heart of the Valley Cremation Services
101 N. Elm St.