Roman Schekirke, 81
March 14, 1935 — May 18, 2016

Roman Schekirke passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at the age of 81 at Cedar Community in West Bend after a battle with cancer.

He was born March 14, 1935, in Waupun to Lucy Schekirke. He worked at the Gehl Co. in West Bend for many years, retiring in 2000. Roman proudly served his country in the United States Army, 3rd Infantry Division. He enjoyed sketching, photography, spending time with his children and grandchildren and had a great sense of humor. He will be dearly missed.

Roman is survived by his daughter, Gale (Brian) Jungers; his son, Brad (Sara) Schekirke; his grandchildren, Ashtyn, Lucy and James; his brother, Daniel (Pat) Schekirke; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding Roman in death was his mother, Lucy Schekirke in 1980 and his son, Ross Schekirke in 2010.

A private family service will be held Monday, May 23, at Twohig Funeral Home (109 W. Main St., Campbellsport), with the Rev. Neil Zinthefer officiating. Burial of Roman’s cremains will follow in St. Matthew’s Cemetery in Campbellsport Twohig Funeral home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online condolences and guestbook at

Thank you to Sara, the hospice nurse and the staff at Cedar Community for your compassionate care. It is truly appreciated.