Dale E. Puestow
Dale E. Puestow 40, of West Bend, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Wauwatosa, due to injuries suffered in an accident.
He was born Feb. 12, 1961, in West Bend, to Roman and Lorraine (nee Hausmann) Puestow.
Dale was a manager for the Tri-Par Oil Corporation in West Bend. He then worked for R.L. Livestock Trucking, and at the time of his death was working for Pleasant Trucking.
For the last nine years he was a basketball coach for Holy Angels School and at West Bend East High School.
Dale was an avid golfer and enjoyed gardening and playing cards.
Survivors include his parents, Roman and Lorraine Puestow of West Bend; a brother, Gary "Huntzie" (Debbie) of Kewaskum; a niece, Michelle (special friend Lee Sommerfeld) Puestow of Kewaskum; special friends, Steve and Patricia Puestow and their family; aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 2:30 p.m. at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Church, West Bend.
Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.
Visitation at the Schmidt Funeral Home, West Bend, will be Tuesday after 4 p.m., and also on Wednesday at the church only from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the services.
Mary Jane Bauer
Mary Jane Bauer, 64,of Campbellsport, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at St. Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac.
She was born on Sept. 17, 1937, in West Bend, to the late Elroy and Mary (McCarty) Hron, and on June 30, 1956, married John F. "Jack" Bauer Sr. at Holy Trinity Church, Kewaskum.
She operated Bauer Floral in Campbellsport for a number of years and was the manager of Riverside Carriers.
Mary was a member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Campbellsport, was a Cub and Boy Scout leader for many years and was involved in the Loaves and Fishes and Toys for tots programs.
Survivors include her husband; children, Gina (Mark) Mohr of Sheboygan, John Jr. (JoAnne) and Jill (Albert) Carini, both of Campbellsport, Joey Bauer of Kewaskum James (Heidi) of Campbellsport and Joel of Milwaukee; her grandchildren, Christopher, Adam and Matthew Mohr, Alison Bauer, Justin, Brittany and Chelsea Schmidt, and Amanda and Anthony Bauer; brothers and sisters, Patricia (John) Coulter of Kewaskum, John (Christine) Hron of Fond du Lac, Keith Hron of Permasant, Germany, Julianne (Dennis) Luedtke of Slinger, Debbi (Tom) Begun of Port Washington, Penny (James) Martz of New Berlin and Brian (Marge) Hron of Stoughton; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were a sister, Kathleen Haug, and a brother, Kevin Hron.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew's Catholic Church, Campbellsport, with Rev. Neil Zinthefer officiating.
Cremation has taken place and inurnment in St. Matthew's Cemetery will take place at a later date.
Visitation at the church will be Thursday from 4 p.m. until the time of the Mass.
The Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family.
Silverius N. "Sil" Sauer
Silverius N. "Sil" Sauer, 81, of West Bend, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2001, at the Samaritan Health Center.
He was born Nov. 29, 1919, in the town of Addison, to the late Paul and Theckla (Gundrum) Sauer, and served with the U.S. Air Force during World War II.
After his marriage to Ethel R. "Jean" Collins on Feb. 8, 1945, in Oxford, England, the couple lived in West Bend and later in Allenton.
He was co-owner and operator of Sauer and Gundrum Milk Hauling of Allenton for over 15 years, and later was a factory worker for Kasten Manufacturing of Allenton for over 25 years, retiring in 1985.
Sil was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, the Loyal Order of Moose #1398 of West Bend, and a past member of the Fohl-Martin Post #483 American Legion of Allenton.
Survivors include five children, Julie Leader of Neosho, Paul Sauer of Jefferson, Evelyn (Richard) Fritche of Hartford, Lucille (David) Degner of West Bend and Robert (Kathleen) Sauer of New Braunfels, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Sister Lucille Sauer O.S.F. of Campbellsport; a brother, David (Carol) Sauer of Watertown; a sister-in-law, Virginia Hughes of West Bend; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were his wife on March 25, 1964; two brothers, Gilbert and Roy; a son-in-law, Timothy Leader; and a daughter-in-law, Cindy Sauer.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home, West Bend.
Father Jeffrey Haines will officiate, and cremation will take place at Paradise Cremation Services of West Bend with interment of ashes in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Allenton.
Visitation at the funeral home will be Friday from 4 p.m. until the time of services.
Memorials are appreciated to St. Frances Cabrini Church, West Bend.
Roland C. Flasch
Roland C. Flasch, 87, of West Bend, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at Select Specialty Hospital in West Allis.
He was born Dec. 7, 1913, in the town of Wayne, to the late Kilian P. and Gertrude R.(nee Becker) Flasch, and married Marion C. McDowell Pierog on June 2, 1945, in Chicago.
She passed away on Oct. 31, 1995.
Roland served in the U.S. Army during World war II in the European Theatre from 1942 until 1945, and was wounded in Metz, France on Nov. 16, 1944. He received the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star and the Combat Infantry Badge.
Following his discharge he worked for Barton Washer before working for Mallard Coach until retiring in 1977 as the cabinet shop foreman.
Roland was a member of the Adrian W. Frankow Ch. 58 Disabled American Veterans, the Adrian Neubauer Post 8658 VFW and the Washington County Historical Society.
Survivors include six children, Edward (Arlene) Pierog and Patricia (Donald) Philippi, both of West Bend, Michael Flasch of Milwaukee, Rolanda (Chuck) Lehn and Mark (Ruth) Flasch, all of West Bend, and Michele (Carl) Melchoirs of Iron River; 21 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Clarisy Lennartz of Campbellsport and Paula (John) Leitner of West Bend; a brother, Robert (Janet) of West Bend; sisters-in-law, Grace Flasch, Adeline Flasch and Barbara McDowell; a brother-in-law, Dick Slavik; special friends, Joanne and Ron Klumb; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Preceding him in death were a son, Roland Jr. "Butch" on July 13, 1966; six brothers, John "Woody", Raymond, Leonard, Gregor, Wilmer "Bill" and Peter; and a sister, Joan Slavik.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 10:30 a.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home, West Bend, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Immaculate Conception Church (due to the construction at Holy Angels Church).
Rev. Gerald Brittain presided, and burial followed in Holy Angels Cemetery.
Mary Jane Hoadley
Mary Jane Hoadley of Slinger, 61, went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ, on Monday, Oct. 22, 2001.
Mary grew up in the Dutch community of Fulton, Ill., and at the age of of 17 traveled to Minnesota and attended airline school.
Later she moved to Milwaukee and married Lawrence L. Hoadley Jr. on Jan. 17, 1963.
For the past 27 years she was the office manager at the Richfield Truck Stop.
Mary lost her battle with lung cancer within just eight short weeks.
She was the precious loving mother of Melody (Bill) Stoltenberg of Brown Deer and Elizabeth Starr of Slinger; loving grandma of Joshua, Luke and Matthew Stoltenberg and Alexander Starr; beloved sister of Anna Mae (Marvin) Sikkema of Rock Falls, Ill., Betty (Edwin) Rathbun of Pekin, Ill. and Eugene F. (Mitzi) Blink of Troy, Ill.; dear aunt of Harold Sikkema and Eugene Blink Jr. She is further survived by other relatives and many special friends.
A memorial service will beheld at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at New Life Community Church, 11919 W. Bradley Road, Milwaukee.
Pastor Tom Dekker will officiate, and interment of ashes will be in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.
Visitation at the church only will be Saturday from 5 p.m. until the time of services.
The Phillip Funeral Homes and Paradise Cremation Services of Slinger is serving the family.
Joseph L. Schmidt
Joseph L. Schmidt, 51, of West Bend, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2001, at St. Joseph's Community Hospital, West Bend.
He was born July 1, 1950, at Mount Sinai Hospital in Milwaukee to Lawrence and Berenice (nee Schultz) Schmidt, and married Deborah A. Friedrich on Oct. 14, 1971, in Milwaukee.
He worked at Mel Kramer's Auto Parts as an inventory specialist until medical problems forced him to retire.
He then devoted his time to volunteer work at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church and School in West Bend, and later at the Full Shelf Food Pantry in West Bend.
St. John's named their "Volunteer of the Year" award after his many years of service.
He was also named Washington County "Volunteer of the Year" in 1999.
Survivors include his loving wife, Deborah; two children, Tom (Tammy) Schmidt of Saukville and Eliza (Andy) Dunn of Menomonee Falls; his mother, Berenice Schmidt; six brothers, John (Mary), Peter (Elaine), Larry (Kathy), Steven (Linda), Andrew (Maureen) and Matthew (Gail); four sisters, Pat (Richard) Freiburger, Peggy Schmidt, Mary Ellen (Ray) Kasten and Ann (Cliff) Jacoby; 22 nieces and nephews; extended family and many friends.
Preceding him in death was his father, Lawrence Schmidt.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, West Bend, with Rev. Daniel Kelm and Rev. Cal Seban officiating.
The family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Thursday from 3 p.m. until the time of services.
The family asks that visitors to the memorial service bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the Full Shelf Food Pantry.
Memorials to St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church and School or to the Full Shelf Food Pantry are appreciated.