WAUKESHA/ BROOKFIELD |
Ervin ‘Erv’ G. Scheets
July 19, 1929 — Sept. 11, 2016
Ervin “Erv” G. Scheets, of Waukesha and Brookfield, died on September 11, 2016, at the age of 87. He was born on July 19, 1929, the youngest of three sons to Ervin W. and Emma (nee Brunner) Scheets.
Erv was a faithful member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and was active with the Holy Name Society. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1825 where he was a past Grand Knight. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Johnson Sand and Gravel for nearly 40 years. Erv proudly served in the United States Army from 19541956 and was a member of the D.J. Martin American Legion Post #8. On October 22, 1949, he married Violet D. Lasky and they celebrated nearly 50 years of happiness together.
He will be sadly missed by his daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Jeffrey Poulin of Manassas, Va.; and son and daughter-in-law, Ervin Jr. and Susy Scheets of Spring, Texas. He was the proud grandfather of Shauna Scheets (William LeFave), Ervin Scheets III, Sierra Scheets (Nicholas Hochhalter) and Justin Scheets and great-grandfather to Liam LeFave. He is also survived by his cousin Joseph Brunner and sister-in-law Marlene Brunner, other cousins, nieces, nephews, godchildren and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Violet D. Scheets, and brothers, John H. and Elmer F. Scheets.
The family is grateful for the loving care provided by Avalon Square, Silverado Brookfield and Seasons Hospice.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 16, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services will continue at the funeral home on Saturday, September 17, with prayers beginning at 9:15 a.m. followed by the procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186, for the 10:00 a.m. funeral Mass. Father Javier Bustos will preside. Burial with full military honors will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider flowers, which Erv loved; or memorials in his name to Avalon Square, 222 Park Place, Waukesha, WI 53186; St. Joseph Catholic Church (address above); or to Seasons Hospice Foundation, 6400 Shafer Court (Suite 700), Rosemont, IL 60018.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.