Lynn Allen Schessler

May 14, 1951 - April 6, 2009

Lynn Allen Schessler, 57, formerly of Waukesha, died peacefully in his home Monday, April 6, 2009. He was born May 14, 1951, in Waukesha, to Carl and Bettie (nee Collins) Schessler.

Lynn will be missed by many family members, including his children, Cheri (Kimberly Stuart), Sarah, Trysta, Justin, Taylor and Nolan, and his stepdaughter, Nicole. Lynn’s grandchildren included Michael, Jaime and three others. He is survived by his siblings, Carl (Linda) Schessler, Terry Schessler and Jodi (Mark) Konsella. He is further survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He will be graciously missed by many beloved friends. He was a compassionate, caring and helpful person who will be greatly missed by his friends up in Wautoma, where he spent his last two years of life. 

Lynn enjoyed going up north by his granddad and granny Collins during his youth. Lynn attended Waukesha South High School. He entered the Marine Corps and served at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Lynn returned home to Waukesha and began working at Navistar and held other employment over the years. His later passions included spending time with his eldest daughter and her children, repairing computers, gaming and Hershey’s candy. Lynn also had a special place in his heart for animals, his two cats Boo and Baby, and his daughters’ dogs and ferrets.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Bettie, and his brother, Gary (preceded in death by wife Joan). 

A memorial service celebrating Lynn’s life will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, with a service at 6 p.m., at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 100 E. Broadway, Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to his daughter, Cheri, who has previously arranged for his cremation and other related services.

Thank you to Carl and Linda Schessler for making the donation to the church for the memorial service, www.firstcongregationalwaukesha.org.

(Freeman - April 25, 2009)