Stewart K. Cheeseman

July 20, 1944 - Sept. 14, 2011

Stewart K. Cheeseman of Fort Atkinson, formerly of Waukesha, died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Willowbrook Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lake Mills at the age of 67. He was born in Blue Ridge, Ga., on July 20, 1944, the son of Stewart and Viola (nee Sutton) Cheeseman.

On April 28, 2004, he married Denise Hemmen in their woods in Adams County; she preceded him in death Sept. 17, 2007. Stewart worked for many years as a railroad worker for Chicago Northwestern and then was employed by the Waukesha School District as an electrician until his retirement in 2001.

He will be sadly missed by a son, Keith Cheesman of Milwaukee, and his brothers and sister, Mike Cheeseman of Florida, Kay (Lowell) Wollert of Florida and Tony Cheeseman of Illinois. He is further survived by four grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife, Denise, he was preceded in death by his son Matthew in 2003 and by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Monday, Sept. 19, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.