Eugene Robert Scherwinski, 71

Eugene Robert Scherwinski, 71, of Slinger, entered peacefully into Godís loving arms Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, in his home.

Eugene was born Feb. 3, 1944, to Emil and Clara (nee Hamman) Scherwinski. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Butternut. Eugene was united in marriage to Barbara Zoesch on July 11, 1970, at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Butternut. Eugene served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. He was a bricklayer for many years and was a member of the Masons Local 8. He was a member of Still Waters Church in Jackson. Eugene enjoyed gardening, golfing, feeding the birds, going out to eat, but most of all he loved helping others and spending time with family and friends and attending his grandchildrenís activities.

He is survived by his loving wife, Barbara; children, Angela (Ray) Pantazon of Oconomowoc, Beth Resch (fiancť, Rick Mosbacher) of Appleton, and Melissa (Scott) Roberts of Fond du Lac; proud and loving papa to Mitchell and Jackson Resch, Alexander and Amelia Pantazon, and Evan and Brady Roberts; and his brothers, Howard (Judie), Jerome (Melvina), Glen (Joyce), Dennis (Mary), and Rodney (Marilyn) Scherwinski. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Eugene is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services for Eugene will be held at noon Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford, WI 53027) with the Rev. Renae Dymond officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends from 10 a.m.-noon Monday, Jan. 18, 2016, at Shimon Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.