Linda Sue Scholz, 56
July 18, 1959 -- Sept. 21, 2015

Linda Sue Scholz (nee Essers), 56, of West Bend, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Sept. 21, 2015. She was born on July 18, 1959, in Milwaukee to Donald and Lois (nee Wittstruck) Essers. She graduated Marshall High School in 1976. She married Joseph H. Scholz on March 6, 1976.

She was employed at JC Penney as a master electrician and retired after 35 years. She was a lifetime member of the NRA and enjoyed playing sheepshead, hunting, camping and taking long motorcycle rides with her husband. Linda and Joseph had three beautiful children and three loving grandchildren.

Linda is survived by her mother, Lois; husband, Joseph H.; her three children, Joseph L. and Jason Scholz, and Jennifer Dexter; her grandchildren, Jared Dexter, Jade Dexter and Grace Schultz; her siblings, Donna (Tony), Laurie, Doug and Dennis (Brenda); and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her father, Donald.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peter Catholic Church (200 E. Washington St., Slinger) on 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, with the Rev. Richard J. Stoffel presiding. Visitation will be held at church from 9-1 0:45 a.m. Interment to follow at St. Peter Catholic Cemetery.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or online at