WATERTOWN

Ellsworth C. Schuett

Ellsworth C. Schuett, 93 minus four days, of Watertown, passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the Highland House in Watertown.

Ellsworth was born in the Town of Concord on October 12, 1924, the son of Leonard and Otillie (Helendrung) Schuett. He was united in marriage to Miriam Rastede on December 1, 1945, at Zion Episcopal Church and the couple was blessed with 71 wonderful years of marriage together. Ellsworth was a hard worker and provider for his family. He worked as a lineman for 20 years and a lineman crew foreman for We Energies for another 20 years, retiring on January 1, 1986, at the Delafield Service Center. Ellsworth was also a man of faith. He was a member at Zion Episcopal Church for many years. He loved to travel with his wife, Miriam. The two traveled to nine countries in Europe, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Alaska, Hawaii, six Caribbean cruises and one through the Panama Canal. The couple also enjoyed 22 winters in Tucson, Arizona. He will be dearly missed.

Ellsworth is survived by his loving wife, Miriam; nieces and nephews, Lorna Whitlow, Kathlenn (Robert) Majeski, Robert Bergman, Dale (Sandy) Schuett, Keith (Diane) Oleson, Gary (Connie) Oleson and Julie Oleson; and grand-nieces-and-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Leona Bergman; brothers Alvin and Vilas; sister-in-law June Oleson; niece Janice Davis; and nephews David Schuett and Kenneth Oleson.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion Episcopal Church of Oconomowoc.

A memorial service will be held at Zion Episcopal Church in Oconomowoc on Friday, October 13, at 5 p.m. with the Rev. Scott A. Seefeldt presiding. A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Interment will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.

Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Homes is serving the family. To place an online condolence, please visit www.pnfh.com.