Elroy J. Schrauth
Elroy J. Schrauth, 84, of Campbellsport passed away Sunday Jan. 7, 2007 with his beloved family gathered around him at Manorcare Nursing Home in Fond du Lac.
He was born on July 23, 1922 in the town of Ashford, the son of Daniel and Josephine (Weiglein) Schrauth, and on June 4, 1946 Elroy married Elizabeth "Betty" Volm at St. Kilian Catholic Church, St. Kilian.
He farmed in the town of Ashford until 1984 when the couple moved to Campbellsport.
Elroy also worked a number of other jobs, including butchering which he did in various places, the last number of years for Loehr’s Meat Service in Campbellsport.
He was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport.
Elroy loved the outdoors and was a great hunter and fisherman, and he also enjoyed a good game of cards.
Survivors include his wife Betty; his sons, Daniel (Mary), Steven (Jackie), James (Sally) and Ronald (Robin) all of Campbells-port; his daughter, Joann (Dennis) Herriges of Kewaskum; his grandchildren, Tracy (Steve) Muench, Tammy (Todd) Hollings-worth, Thomas (Jessica) Sch-rauth, Michael Schrauth, Julie (Bruce) Priest, Jill (Scott) Benson, Dennis, Kimberly and Katie Schrauth, Renee Schrauth, Beth (Andy) Schulz and Peter and Matthew Herriges; his great- grandchildren, Lindsay and Alyssa Muench, Maxwell and Abbigale Hollingsworth, Christ-ian Benson and Payton Priest; his brothers, Alton (Rosemary) Sch-rauth of Allenton and Lloyd (Linda) Bonlender of Lowell; his sister, Diane (Robert) Flasch of Allenton; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Grace and Ray-mond Boegel of Campbellsport; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his stepfather. Ray Bonlender; a grandson, Jeffrey Schrauth; a sister and her husband, Jeannie and Orville Kreil-kamp; a sister-in-law, Doris Sch-rauth; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Philip and Theresa Volm.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday Jan. 10, at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport.
Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate, and entombment will be Thursday at Ledgeview Memorial Park in Fond du Lac.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 p.m. until time of service at the church.
Memorials are appreciated to Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research or St. Matthew’s Beatification Fund.
The Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family.