Carl E. Plaum, 89 |
April 9, 1926 ó Dec. 15, 2015
Carl E. Plaum, 89, of Kewaskum passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at St. Josephís Hospital in the town of Polk with his family at his side.
Carl was born April 9, 1926, the son of the late Elmer and Hildegard (Schulz) Plaum. On Nov. 26, 1949, he was united in marriage to Jeannette Mueller at St. John of God Catholic Church in the town of Farmington.
Carl was an active member of St. Michaelís Catholic Church. He grew up farming on his familyís farm and later bought his own farm with Jeannette. He went on to work for Regal Ware for nearly 40 years. After retiring from Regal Ware for two years, he was employed by Tomís Mill Work in Ashford as a woodworker for 10 years. Carl was active in Moraine Park Technical College on the board of directors for more than 20 years. Carl proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, and was honorably discharged in August 1947. He enjoyed dancing, spending time with family, socializing with friends, playing cards and had a deep love for his family, his grandchildren and the Lord. He shared the love of Jesus Christ as evidenced by his own walk. Carl will be deeply missed by his family and by all who knew him.
Those Carl leaves behind to cherish his memory include his wife, Jeannette; two daughters, Chris Plaum of Slinger and Val (Ken) Bauer of Hubertus; four granddaughters, Ashley Hollowell, Lauren (Stetson) Schmitt, Heather Bauer and Bryanna Bauer; a sister, Carol (Donald) Voeks of Silver Creek; two sisters-in-law, Alice Stahl of Lomira and Margaret Mueller of Sheboygan; special family members, Joy and Gerry Zeidler of Boltonville; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Carl was preceded in death by a sister, Marion (Richard) Geib; two brothers-in-law, John Stahl and Norbert Mueller; two nephews, Robert Stahl and Don Voeks Jr.; his father-in- law, Eugene Mueller; his stepfather-in-law, Harold Federer; his mother-in-law, Henrietta Mueller Federer; and a niece-in-law, Jackie Stahl.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Carl will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in the town of Kewaskum with the Rev. Edwin Kornath officiating.
Carlís family will greet relatives and friends at the church Sunday from 1 p.m. until the time of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Michaelís Catholic Church, Robert G. Romaine American Legion or to the charity of your choice are appreciated.
The Myrhum Patten Miller and Kietzer Funeral Home in Kewaskum have been entrusted with Carlís arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.