JEFFERSON

Wayne W. Watkins


Nov. 23, 1944 July 19, 2013


Wayne W. Watkins, 68, of Jefferson, passed away Friday, July 19, 2013 at the home of his daughter. He was born Nov. 23, 1944, in Waukesha, son of the late Roy and Margaret (Zuegner) Watkins.

Wayne had been employed at the Pabst Brewery for 28 years and Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital in maintenance refrigeration for the last 10 years.

He was an avid hunter and outdoorsman.

He will be deeply missed by his family. He is survived by his daughters, Shannon (Thomas) Ramseier of Jefferson, Dawn (Will) Thomas of Waukesha and Colleen Kelly (Pomplum) of Fort Atkinson; grandchildren, Angela Kuhr, Anthony Huebner, Brady (Caitlyn) Ramseier, Trevor (Amanda) Ramseier and Corey Kelly; and great-grandchildren, Breylynn Kuhr, Rhody Ramseier and Ryker Ramseier.

Memorial services will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at the Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home, 900 W. Racine St., Jefferson, with the Rev. Mark O. Bartsch officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The family would like to extend a big thank you to Rainbow Hospice staff for the wonderful care they gave to Wayne in his final days.

Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home, 920-674-3960, is serving the family. Visit www.schneidermichaelisfuneralhome.com to leave a condolence or light a candle in his memory.