Joseph M. ‘Joe’ Ollman Sr., 42
June 28, 1972 -- April 8, 2015
Joseph Ollman of Port Washington passed away unexpectedly in the morning hours of Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Mequon. He was 42 years old. Joe was born in Milwaukee on June 28, 1972, son of James Ollman and Nancy Hitchcock.
He grew up in the Milwaukee area until the age of 10, when his family moved to Arizona. He graduated from Apollo High School in Glendale, Ariz., with the class of 1990. After high school, he returned to the Milwaukee area to start his career as a carpenter.
On March 24, 2000, he married Jaci Schowalter in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Joe worked for years with his brothers and was currently a construction supervisor for Entech Builders. Joe was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Port Washington and a current member of the board of directors for Port Washington Youth Baseball and Softball and also a coach for his son’s U11 travel team. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a very hard worker, but his life revolved around his kids. Joe also enjoyed golfing, playing Clash of Clans with his kids and camping at the family island.
He is survived by his wife, Jaci, and his three children, Joseph Jr., Jenna and Julia, all of Port Washington, his mother, Nancy Hitchcock of Sheboygan and two brothers, William of Oconomowoc and Robert (Amy) of Mequon. He is further survived by his half-brother and sister, Dan Ollman and Jessica Ollman, both of Milwaukee, his mother-in-law, Sandy (the late Jerold) Schowalter of Port Washington, brother-in-law, Jeff (Kari) Schowalter of Port Washington, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, other relatives and many, many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at St. Peter of Alcantara Catholic Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin St., Port Washington. Father Pat Wendt will preside.
Visitation will take place on Tuesday, April 14, at the church from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials suggested to the Joe Ollman Sr. Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made at any Associated Bank branch.
The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washington is honored to serve the family.
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