Joseph A. Scheinkoenig

Joseph A. Scheinkoenig passed away peacefully,Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at age 73.

He was the loving brother of Charles Baron and Robert (Bonnie) Scheinkoenig; uncle of Deborah Baron, Jean (Scott) Johnson, David (Renee) Baron, Lisa (Tim) Forman, Danny (Lynn) Baron, Rob (Kelly) Scheinkoenig, Jeffrey (Hillary) Baron, Michael (Elizabeth) Baron, Karen (John) Angle, Andrea Baron and Joseph N. (Megan) Scheinkoenig; and former brother-in-law of Margaret Baron. He is also loved by many other loving family and friends.

Joseph served his county in the Army for 36 years, retiring as a major general. He served as president at St. Johns Northwestern Military Academy. Joseph was a member of 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Council.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. vigil service Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 W. National Ave., New Berlin. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Wednesday, Sept. 12, at Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 16000 W. National Ave., New Berlin, followed by military honors. Private committal will be at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Thomas Aquinas Academy, Menomonee Falls.

Krause Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8009 or visit online at