Linus Joseph Simon

Linus Joseph Simon, 85, formerly of Campbellsport, died April 22, 2006, at Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center, Lomira.

Linus was born March 12, 1921 in the town of Ashford, a son of Kilian and Katherine Hildman Simon.

On May 1, 1945, he married Florence Valeria Miller at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport.

Linus served in the U.S. Army at the end of World War II at Fort Lewis, Wash. He was employed by the Kewaskum Dairy in Kewaskum, St. Joseph’s Convent in Campbellsport and Gehl Manufacturing Co. in West Bend where he worked for 37 years.

He was a long-time member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport, assisting for many years as an altar server and Eucharistic minister. He was also a member of Bishop Salvator Schlaefer Council 11301 of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed gardening and working in the garage.

Survivors include his wife Florence of Campbellsport; seven sons, Rev. John L. Simon of Eldorado and North Fond du Lac, James K. Simon of Campbellsport, Lester D. (Shirley) Simon of Campbellsport, Dale R. (Shelly) Simon of Fond du Lac, Kenneth P. (Lauri) Simon of West Bend; Paul J. (Jane) Simon of Campbellsport, and Steven L. (Ronda) Simon of Boerne, Texas; 13 grandchildren, Michael, Thomas (special friend Stacy), Jeffery (Rachel), Lisa, Jenny (John Bender), Jacob (Jennifer), Dean, Tracy, Kelly, Matthew Nathan (Jera), Nicole (Michael McCallum) and Kimberly; and four great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Claver, Peter and Leo; three sisters, Leona, Anna M. and Rosemary; and one granddaughter, Jessica Simon Abnet.

Visitation for Linus Joseph Simon will be held on Tuesday, April 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral Home in Campbellsport and at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 26, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 26, at 11 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport with the Rev. John L. Simon, his son, officiating.

Burial will be in St. Matthew’s Parish Cemetery, Campbellsport.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to St. Matthew’s Church interior renovations.

Twohig Funeral Home of Campbellsport is serving the family.