Roland Frank Joseph Schultz, 84, died on April 22, 2018 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.
Roland was born on April 1, 1934, in Sheboygan, WI to the late Anton Bernard and Clara Torsch Schultz. He attended local elementary schools and graduated from Central High School in 1952. Roland served in the U. S. Army from 1954-1956, spending a year and a half stationed in Giessen, Germany. Roland attended Oshkosh State Teachers College (now UW-Oshkosh) in 1957-1958 and then transferred to Lakeland College (now Lakeland University), Sheboygan, graduating in 1962 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Roland was voted Most Valuable Player and was captain of Lakeland’s basketball team. He was very proud to have been elected to Lakeland College’s Athletic Hall of Fame.
On June 28, 1958, Rollie married Mimi Muuss in Sheboygan at First Congregational United Church of Christ. After graduation from Lakeland, he began his career at The Print Shop, part of Office Service Bureau, Inc. serving as sales manager and then as president. Mimi and Roland purchased the business in 1974, when his father-in-law, Emil C. A. Muuss, retired. In 1998, they sold the business to Franzen Graphics, Inc. They moved from Sheboygan to Sheboygan Falls in 1999, and Rollie worked for Johnson Bank as a courier for a time after retirement.
An active member of the Noon Optimist Club of Sheboygan for forty years, Rollie held several offices including president, secretary-treasurer and lieutenant governor. He also enjoyed coaching his sons’ YMCA basketball and football teams. Rollie was a Meals on Wheels volunteer and a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ, where he served on the Board of Deacons and was an usher. He was a Sheboygan Area Chamber of Commerce ambassador and a member of the Sheboygan Elks Club and Sheboygan Yacht Club. Rollie and Mimi enjoyed spending time with their family, taking trips throughout the country and visiting Mimi’s family in Niendorf, Germany. He also enjoyed golfing and playing cards and dominoes with family and friends.
In addition to his loving wife, Mimi, Rollie is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffrey (Betsy) Schultz and their daughter Mimi XuJi Schultz, Broomfield, Colorado, and Mark (Bonnie) Schultz, Sheboygan, and their daughter, Kellie Marie Schultz, Milwaukee. His sister, Marcella Methfessel of West Bend also survives as well as his nieces, Nancy (Glenn) Frohwirth, Wauwatosa and Mary Lou (Ed) Opper, West Bend, and nephew Michael (Theresa) Fuller, Hudson, WI his sister-in-law Linda Bruce and her husband, (Jim Elieff),Vancouver, WA, niece, Phyllis (Alan) Arthur, Salem, Oregon and daughter Caitlin, and niece Emilie (Eric) Gustavsen, and daughters, Eleanor and Anna Gustavsen, Montclair, New Jersey. He was preceeded in death by his parents, an infant sister and brother, his sister and brother-in-law, Harriet (Glenn) Fuller, Mimi’s parents, his sister-in-law Emilie McNicol, and brothers-in-law William Methfessel, Lorrell Bruce, and Joseph McNicol.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Roland’s name to First Congregational United Church of Christ, Lakeland University, The Gathering Place at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sheboygan Falls, or to the charity of their choice.
The family sends special thanks to The Gathering Place in Sheboygan Falls, where Rollie enjoyed spending time with friends and wonderful caregivers, as well as to the staff and caregivers of Countryside Manor in Sheboygan, Sharon S. Richardson Hospice, and Pine Haven Covenant Home in Sheboygan Falls.
Visitation will be held at First Congregational United Church of Christ (310 Bluff Avenue, Sheboygan), on Saturday, April 28, from 1:00 p.m., with the memorial service at 2:30 p.m. Private committal will be held at the Gardens of Peace, Greenlawn Memorial Park, Kohler. Please visit ballhornchapels.com to sign the guestbook.
David L. Berg
Dave Berg, of Sheboygan, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 65 years old.
Dave was born September 19, 1952 in Sheboygan, the son of LeRoy and Ethel (nee Anderson) Berg. He attended school in Sheboygan Falls, graduating in 1972 as a proud Falcon. On September 21, 1985, he was united in marriage with Jane Zeman at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sheboygan Falls.
For over 40 years, Dave worked at PLENCO in various positions. He retired in 2014 as a QA Tech aka “head mixologist”.
Dave was an avid fan of his beloved Chicago Cubs and Blackhawks, and proud season ticket holder of the Green Bay Packers since the 1970’s. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing trips to Lake Erie and Canada, coaching his son’s sports teams, drives in his corvette, refereeing various sporting events within his community, bonding with his wife (to make brownie points), and spending time with his sons.
Dave is survived by his wife Jane and their sons: David (Jenna Przybylski) and Aaron (Lauren Morman). He is further survived by his mother Ethel of Sheboygan Falls, mother-in-law Ruth Zeman of Two Rivers, brother-in-law Jim (Lisa) Zeman of Oshkosh, sister-in-law Vicky (Leon) Struck of Kewaunee, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his father LeRoy and father-in-law Robert Zeman.
Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at First United Lutheran, 2401 Kohler Memorial Drive in Sheboygan. The family will receive visitors at the church on Sunday from 1:00-4:00 PM.
The family would like to thank Dr. George Bobustuc and Aurora at Home Hospice for their compassionate care, and their many friends and family members for their support over the last 19 months.
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Robert George Thackray
Robert George Thackray, age 78, of Glenbeulah, WI, passed away Friday (April 20, 2018) at Pine Haven Christian Home in Sheboygan Falls.
He was born on September 10, 1939 in Plymouth, WI, a son of the late George and Kathryn (Grebe) Thackray.
Robert attended Greenbush Grade School and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1957. He went on to Milwaukee school of Engineering earning his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
He then enlisted in the United States Air Force Officers Training School graduating with the rank of Lieutenant, then receiving a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering. After serving 15 years in the Military, Robert moved on to Teledyne Industries in Huntsville, Alabama in their Aerospace Division. He then retired from John Deere Corporation in Fargo, North Dakota, as head of their electrical research division.
Robert enjoyed everything that involved technology and electronics.
Survivors include his sister: Karen Longrie of Glenbeulah; One nephew: Kerry (Gwen Aasen) Longrie and his children: Zane and Ingrid Longrie all of Plymouth; and Betsy Longrie, wife of his late nephew Terrill G. Longrie, and her daughter Maelie Longrie both of Glendale.
He is also survived by other relatives and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Terrill G. Longrie.
Following Robert’s wishes, cremation has taken place and graveside services will be held on Saturday (June 9, 2018) at 11:30 A.M. at Greenbush Cemetery in Town of Greenbush. Pastor Henry Verfuerth, Pastor of New Hope United Methodist Church will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Robert’s name for Sharon S. Richardson Hospice.
Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family. For online condolences, please visit suchonfh.com.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the nursing staff at Sharon S. Richardson Hospice and the staff at Pine Haven Christian Home for all the care and compassion given to Robert.