OCONOMOWOC

LeRoy E. Schilberg

June 16, 1928 – June 2, 2011
 

LeRoy Edwin Schilberg, 82, of Oconomowoc, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2011, at the Aurora Medical Center in Summit.

LeRoy was born in Summit on June 16, 1928. On July 26, 1947, he married the former Betty Kohls at St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown. He was an electrician for 31 years and was a member of Electrical Union No. 494 in Milwaukee. LeRoy was also a member of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc, where he was very active, serving as an usher, a trustee and helping with the maintenance of the church. He enjoyed playing cards.|

Survivors include his wife, Betty Schilberg of Oconomowoc; his five children, Larry (Bobbi) Schilberg, Sharon (Carl) Beyer, Debra (Tim) King and Tammy Lindemann, all of Watertown, and Brenda (Duane) Scherret of Reesevile; 12 grandchildren, Shaun (Andrea Watson) Schilberg, Terri Schilberg, Robin Beyer, Christopher Beyer, Brad (Emily Cunningham) Zoellick, Jodi Zoellick, Jennifer (Tim) Sommers, Mike (Jes) Lindemann, Kelly Lindemann, Sara Lindemann, Whitney Scherret and Nathaniel Scherret; two step grandchildren, CaTrina (Chris) Schwandt and John King; six great grandchildren, Mariah Beyer, Cole Zoellick, Sierra Schilberg, Kaden Sommers, Carson Lindemann and Nolan Sommers; and three step-great-grandchildren, Alexia, Logan and Gavin Schwandt. LeRoy was the last member of his immediate family, being preceded in death by his mother, Leona (Block) Schilberg; a grandmother; a brother, Marvin Schilberg; and a sister, Ruth Buske.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Hafemeister Funeral Home, 611 E. Main St., Watertown. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m.
 funeral service Monday, June 6, at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc, with the Rev. Daniel R. Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.

Memorials may be directed to the church or to the charity of one’s choice.

Hafemeister Funeral Home, 920-261-2218, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com