Arnold J. Schladweiler, 92, of the town of Farmington, passed away on
Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at The Lighthouse of West Bend. He was born on
Jan. 7, 1921, in the town of Farmington, the son of the late Jacob P.
and Elizabeth (Schneider) Schladweiler, and on May 23, 1942, he was
united in marriage to Mary Riley in St. Louis, Missouri. Mary preceded
Arnold in death on July 8, 1989.
Arnold proudly served his country in the U. S. Army Air Force during
World War II. He was employed by Gehl Company in West Bend, retiring
April 1, 1986, following 41 years of service. Arnold was a member of the
Hexelbank Club and of St. Michaelís Catholic Church in St. Michaels.
Those Arnold leaves behind to cherish his memory include four children,
Daniel (Carol) Schladweiler and Robert (Geri) Schladweiler, both of West
Bend, Patricia (Larry) Beal of Random Lake and Nancy (Larry) Krahn of
Kewaskum; two sisters, Ione Kohlman of West Bend and Estelle Matenaer of
the town of Farmington; two sisters-in-law, Gertrude Schladweiler of the
town of Farmington and Corrine Schladweiler of Escondido, Calif.; and 12
grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren,
other relatives and friends. In addition to his wife and parents, Arnold
was preceded in death by three brothers, LeRoy, Clemens and Al (Naomi)
Schladweiler; five sisters, Mildred (Edgar) Wolf, Bernice (Ed) VanBeek,
Marcella (Peter) Schmidt, Viola (Clarence) Schoenbeck and Delores (John)
VanBeek; and a brother-inlaw, Ralph Matenaer.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Arnold will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday,
Nov. 17, 2013, at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in St. Michaels with the
Rev. Edwin Kornath officiating. Military honor rites by members of the
Robert G. Romaine American Legion Post 384 Kewaskum will follow Mass,
and burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday in the parish cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call at the church on Sunday from 1 p.m. until
the time of Mass. Memorials to the charity of oneís choice are
The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Arnoldís
arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at