Junior E. Sumnicht

Junior E. Sumnicht of Rubicon passed away Thursday, March 16, 2006 surrounded by his loving family at the Aurora Medical Center, Hartford. He was 77 years old. He was born Jan. 7, 1929 in Fountain Prairie to Earl and Florina (nee Klipstein) Sumnicht. He married June (nee Ketelhohn) on April 23, 1955 in Fox Lake. Junior enjoyed hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling and was an avid NASCAR fan.

He is survived by his loving wife, June; his son, Steven Sumnicht of Rubicon; two daughters, Sandra (DuWayne) Dost of Slinger and Sherri (John) Krueger of Hartford; two grandchildren, Bryon Krueger of Milwaukee and Tonya (fiancˇ Corey Werner) Krueger of Hartford; and one great granddaughter, Destiny Krueger of Hartford. Junior is further survived by other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mark; and aunts and uncles.

Funeral Services for Junior were Monday, March 20, 2006 at St. Olaf’s Lutheran Church in the town of Ashippun, with Rev. Craig Anderson officiating.

Family greeted relatives and friends on Sunday, March 19, 2006 at Shimon Funeral Home, Hartford, and again on Monday until the time of the service. Interment was at St. Olaf’s Cemetery.

Shimon Funeral Home assisted the family.