Ralph Adam Schauer
July 14, 1925 – Dec. 30, 2010
Ralph Adam Schauer passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, in Waukesha, at
the age of 85. He was born July 14, 1925, in West Allis, to Adam and
Theresa Schauer (nee Kugler).
Ralph married Charlotte Mae Clarke on June 5, 1948.
Survivors include his three children, Mary (Mark) Schoonover, Gerald
(Nancy) Schauer and Diane (Roger Butzlaff) Schauer; four grandchildren,
Milo, Molly, Kristin and Alison; and his brother-in-law, Paul Warkentin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte; his parents; and his
sister, Violet Warkentin.
A 1943 graduate of West Allis Nathan Hale High School, Ralph enlisted
and served two years as a second lieutenant in the Army Air Force during
World War II. Following the service, he attended Carroll College in
Waukesha and graduated in 1950 from Stout Institute in Menomonie.
Returning to West Allis, Ralph taught at Horace Mann Junior High School
in West Allis for 30 years prior to his retirement in 1981. Ralph and
Charlotte spent many happy years together in retirement before their
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Church and Chapel
His ashes will be interred in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in the
spring of 2011. A celebration of his life will be held at that time.