Florence R. Hamilton
Florence R. Hamilton, age 100, of Sheboygan, died on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at St. Nicholas Hospital. She was born in Sheboygan on November 13, 1917 the daughter of the late Clarence and Katie Traas Naumann.
Florence attended local schools and graduated from Kohler High School in 1936. In August 1942 she was united in marriage to DeWitt D. Hamilton. He preceded her in death in May of 1986. Florence was an executive secretary for the Manitou Girl Scout Council for many years, receiving their “Women of Distinction” award in 2001.
She was a longtime member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Sheboygan and held various positions at church. Florence enjoyed golfing on the Riverdale Women’s Golf League, playing bridge and making homemade caramels.
Survivors include her son, Thomas (Vicki) Hamilton, of Mequon; two grandsons, Andrew (Jaselle) Hamilton, of New York City and Matthew (Lauren) Hamilton, of Glendale, WI; two great-grandchildren, Flora and Eliza Hamilton and her sister-in-law, Kathy Hamilton, of Oconomowoc, WI. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Florence was preceded in death by her parents, husband, an infant son, brother and sister, two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law.
A memorial service for Florence will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 2114 Wedemeyer St., Sheboygan with Rev. Jeremy Hylen officiating. Family and friends may gather at the church on Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m. Burial will take place at Wildwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials in Florence’s name may be directed to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. A heartfelt thank you is extended to staff at the Shores of Sheboygan and the 4th floor at St. Nicholas Hospital for the compassion and care that was given to her.
The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at reinboldfh.com.
Donald Kenneth Yeadon
Donald Kenneth Yeadon, 21, of Oostburg, born on February 7, 1997 to Alan and Kristine (Knechtges) Yeadon, took his own life on Friday, April 27, 2018 after fighting with mental illness.
Donald is leaving behind his parents, Alan and Kristine Yeadon; sisters, Kaitlynn Johnson, Jessica Yeadon, Erica Schearer, Jourdan (Sean) Blakely, Kyla, Catelin and Grace Yeadon; brothers, Christopher and Charles (Kaitlyn) Yeadon; nephew, Theo; grandparents, Linda and Steve Bigelow and Luci and Dan Dupras. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Donald was preceded in death by his two grandfathers, William Yeadon and Charles Knechtges.
A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.
A memorial fund is being established in his name.
For online condolences and additional information please visit wenigfh.com.
The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is assisting the Yeadon Family with arrangements.
Eugene R. Schieble
Eugene R. “Gene the Barber” Schieble, 80, of Sheboygan, passed away on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Aurora Sheboygan Medical Center. He was born March 23, 1938 in Sheboygan to Eugene J. and Leona F. (Oldenburg) Schieble.
He attended Holy Name School and graduated in 1956 from North High School. Gene proudly served with the US Navy as a 3rd Class Store Keeper from 1956 to 1958 and in the reserves from 1959 to 1962. He worked for Otto Kuechle Co. and also was partner in a carpet installation business before attending Green Bay Vocational School in the Barber Division. Upon graduating from barber school, he worked for Martin Lund and later for Clarence Reinhold’s Barber Shop. He then opened Gene’s Barber Shop on Indiana Avenue and in later years moved this business to the basement of his home.
On September 15, 1962, Gene married Eileen L. Kiel at Holy Name Catholic Church in Sheboygan, where he was a lifetime member. Gene was a lifelong sports fan and enjoyed cheering for the Bucks, Packers, and Brewers with his family and friends. However, the Chicago Cubs were his favorite team.
Gene is survived by his wife of 56 years, and his two daughters, Lynn (Keith) Bruckner of Sheboygan and Beth (Jeff) Otte of Cedar Grove. Also, two grandchildren, Nicholas Bruckner of Sheboygan and Kyleen (Michael Glick) Bruckner of Manitowoc. Gene was preceded in death by his parents, many aunts, uncles, and other relatives.
A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 6:00 PM at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, 1201 N. 8th St., Sheboygan, with Fr. Matthew Widder officiating. Military Honors will follow the service. Entombment will take place on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 3:00 PM until the time of service at the FUNERAL HOME.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established in Gene’s name.
The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff of Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center Intensive Critical Care Unit for their kind and compassionate care of Gene during his last 9 days.
Please visit our website to leave your condolences for the family at ballhornchapels.com.
Richard “Dick” Warden, of Sheboygan, was called home to his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Sunny Ridge. He was 96 years old.
Dick was born February 10, 1922 in Sheboygan, the son of Marlin and Hilma (nee Burhop) Warden. He attended school in Sheboygan, graduating from Sheboygan North High School in 1940. He went on to serve his country in the United States Army during WWII, stationed in Germany. On July 31, 1948 he was united in marriage with Mary Roth at the family cottage at White Lake (Oconto County). Dick was a realtor in the Sheboygan area, having his own business for over 45 years, Dick Warden Realty. He retired in 2014 at the age of 91.
Dick was a lifelong and active member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Sheboygan, where he had been involved with the choir, doing home visits with Pastoral Care Committee, served on the Congregational Fund Committee, and was an usher. He also was an active member of the Lakeshore Kiwanis, where he was a former President. He was an intelligent, knowledgeable man who enjoyed reading. He looked forward to spending time with his family at the cottage at White Lake, where he had met his wife over 85 years ago.
Dick is survived by his wife of nearly 70 years, Mary, and their children: Marty (Rosemary) Warden of White Lake and their children: Andrea (Brian) Meyer, Carol Warden, Christina Warden (Jack) and Daniel Warden (fiancé Andrea); Cindy (Wayne) Ver Duin of Sheboygan Falls and their children: Megan and Kelly Ver Duin; and David (Kim) Warden of Sheboygan and their children Sara and Jenna Warden. He is further survived by 4 great-grandchildren: Max, Alex, Katarina and Jackson, niece Bonnie (John) Philp, special cousin Victor “Juddy” Berger, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his son Richard “Rick” Warden (Vietnam), sister Dorothy (Kenneth) Bergmeier and brother-in-law John Roth.
A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 4, 2018 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1019 N. 7th St. in Sheboygan. Pastor Brett Matz will officiate. Full military honors will follow the service. The family will receive visitors at the church on Friday from 3:00-5:00 PM. Dick will be laid to rest at Wildwood Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in his name.
Please visit ballhornchapels.com to sign the guestbook.
The family would like to thank the staffs of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice and Sunny Ridge (1st floor and 3rd floor) for their compassionate and loving care.