Gustave 'Gus' Senkbeil Jr.

Gustave A. “Gus” Senkbeil Jr., 89, of Manchester, Conn., died June 29 in Crestfield Rehabilitation Center in Manchester.

Before his retirement in the early 1990s, Senkbeil was employed, including as a color separater, at The Hartford (Conn.) Courant for more than 50 years.

He leaves his wife, Joyce; a son, G. George; a daughter, Janette; a stepson, James; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

The obituaries were written, at least in part, from published reports by Bulletin correspondent Nimra Aziz, an undergraduate student in the Northeastern University School of Journalism.