Hosmer ‘Hezzy’ Shearer

Hosmer ‘Hezzy’ Shearer, 93, of Oconomowoc, passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2008.

Hezzy played rhythm guitar with many local bands, including the Mello-Airs of Waukesha. He also was blessed with a generous retirement from Waukesha Motor Co. (Dresser Waukesha engine division), and the family would also like to thank the wonderful staff at Hartland Terrace for the loving care they gave Hezzy.

Hezzy is survived by his son, Dennis (Patricia) Shearer of Waukesha; grandchildren, Laurie (Stern), Scott, Thomas, Benjamin (Melissa) and Jonathan; and great-grandchildren, Stacy, Ethan, Melissa and Trevor, along with a special friend, Margie Stephans.

Hezzy was preceded in death by his wife, Edna O. Shearer; daughter, Suzanne M. Lynch; brothers, Lloyd, Howard and Robert; and sister, Dorthy Kohls.

Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 at Pagenkopf Funeral home. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the 6 service. Interment will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Highland Memorial Park.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 Summit Ave., Highway 67, Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For more, call 567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.