Walter M. Scheel
Jan. 14, 1925 – Oct. 22, 2013
Walter M. Scheel of Genesee died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at his home surrounded by the love and care of his family at the age of 88. He was born in Loyal on Jan. 14, 1925, the son of Ralph and Elizabeth (nee Thomas) Scheel.
On Jan. 19, 1951, he married Joann Trevorrow at her parents home on the Winzenried Farm. She preceded him in death Oct. 22, 2005. Walter worked as a milkman for Borden Dairy for many years. He was devoted to his family and will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
He was loved and cherished by his children, Dawn (Roman) Niemyjski of Franksville, Beth McCutcheon of McFarland, Faith (Steve) Olson Sr. of Eagle, Janet (Fred) Carsky Jr. of Menomonee Falls, Blaine Scheel of McFarland, Mark (Roxanne) Scheel of Kewaskum, Ruth (Keith) Hess of Dousman, Rebekah (Glen) Rhinesmith of Wales, David (Rachel) Scheel of St.
Francis, Daniel (Gayle) Scheel and Paul (Gwen Anne) Scheel, both of Dousman. Walter was a wonderful and caring grandfather to Jason (the late Jackie) Niemyjski and Justin (Jody) Niemyjski, Rebekah (Todd) Biermann, Christine (Steve) Grisius, Joseph and Jacob Niemyjski, Ryan (Liz) Niemyjski, Sarah (Mark) Gernetzke, Stevie (Janel) Olson, Jr., Jana (Brian) Poehnelt and Amy (Mike) Hoff, Freddie (Julia) Carsky III, Elizabeth (Aaron) Blazek, Jennie (Todd) Hetzel, Robert (Elizabeth) Carsky, Elaine (Nick) Shirley and Alan (fiance Whitney) Carsky, Angie (Greg) Ewald, Walter (Haydee) Scheel, Wendy Scheel, Stephanie (David) Seeley, Rachel (Tony) Lubarsky and Laura Hess, John (Melissa) Rhinesmith, Michael Rhinesmith, Noah, Grace, Jehu and Jedidiah Scheel, Graham and Gabriel Scheel and Nathaniel Scheel.
Forty-six great-grandchildren and two on the way also survive. He was the fond brother of Norma (the late Lester) Frantom of Illinois, Joyce (the late Art) Prior of Illinois and Wayne (Patricia) Scheel of Greenwood. He is also remembered as a brother-in-law to Delmar (Arlene) Trevorrow, Lonnie (Connie) Trevorrow, Donna Trevorrow, Dodie Trevorrow, Mavis Scheel, Audrey Scheel, Luella Scheel and Dennis Colby. Many other relatives and friends also survive.
In addition to his wife of 54 years, Joann, and his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Bud Scheel, Ralph (Dorothy) Scheel, Beth (Joe) Boyette, Arthur Scheel, Gary Scheel and Naomi Colby.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until the 5 p.m. funeral service Saturday, Oct. 26, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.
Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Loyal City Cemetery in Loyal. Please meet at the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.