Henry A. Oppermann

Henry A. Oppermann, 88, of the town of Auburn, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Kathy Hospice in the town of Polk.

He was born on Feb. 15, 1918, in the town of Auburn, the son of the late Henry Oppermann and Ida (Bartelt) Oppermann, and on April 26, 1941, he was united in marriage to Verna Butzke at St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane.

His wife preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1998.

Henry was a lifelong dairy farmer in the town of Auburn and was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane.

Survivors include six children, Ronald (Barbara) Op-permann of rural Campbellsport, Leander (Janis) Oppermann of Kewaskum, Henry (Anne Car-michael) Oppermann of New Orleans, La., Sandra (Kenneth) Harter of rural Campbellsport, Claudia Skrentny of Kewaskum and Judith Oppermann of Ke-waskum; seven grandchildren, Corey (Jenny) Oppermann, Shane (Melissa) Oppermann, Sheldon (Jessica) Oppermann, Kristine (Joel) Carberry, Brian (Angela) Skrentny, Regina (James) Gries-bach, and Candice (Carl) Bartoli; 19 great-grandchildren, Amanda, Matthew, Jonathan, Brandon, Shannon, Brittney, Tori, Jacob, Josiah, Isaiah, Samuel, Moriah, Judah, Chloe, Lucas, Jade, Sophia, Lauren and Sara; a sister, Malinda Garbisch of Random Lake; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn Oppermann and Athleen Butzke, both of Campbellsport; many nieces and nephews and other relatives and many friends.

In addition to his wife and parents, Henry was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeffery Harter; a granddaughter, Brenda Harter; two sisters, Lu-cinda (Henry) Mess and Marie (Wilbur) Klein-ke; four brothers-in-law, Ray-mond Garbisch, Wilson Oppermann, Melvin But-zke and Glenn (Nila) Butzke; and a nephew, Myron Oppermann.

Funeral services for Henry will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 30, at St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane.

Rev. Mark Eckert will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday at the Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum from 4 until 8 p.m., and at the church on Sat-urday from 10 a.m. until the time of services.

Additional information and guest book may be found at www.millermartinfh.com.