Delores M. Scheunemann, 85
March 20, 1932
June 13, 2017

Delores M. Scheunemann, 85Delores M. Scheunemann, 85, a resident of the Manitowoc Health & Rehabilitation Center in Manitowoc, a loving wife and mother, passed away peacefully in her sleep June 13, 2016.

She was born March 20, 1932, one of three children to Irene and Elmer Race. She lived in and around the West Bend area most of her life, first working on the family farm and then finding her love, Norman E. Scheunemann, and marrying on Oct. 6, 1951 Delores was a kind and gentle person with a passion for sewing, cooking and, most of all, listening to her polka music. Upon her retirement from the JCPenney Co., Delores and Norman took many trips to Phoenix to visit their oldest daughter, Joan.

Six years ago, she and Norm moved to Manitowoc to be closer to their youngest daughter, June, and her husband, Mike Bernsdorf. She loved going to June’s farm and playing with the cats and horses.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the gals at the Manitowoc Health Care Center and the Reflections Wing where Delores resided the last two years. Their compassion helped the family so much in understanding Alzheimer’s and how it affects a loved one.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Norman, and her brother, Kenneth Race. She is leaving behind her daughters, Joan Scheunemann of Phoenix and June Scheunemann and husband Mike Bernsdorf of Reedsville, and her sister, Marlene of Phoenix, along with many family and friends. She requested no funeral or service and will be laid to rest at West Bend Cemetery Washington County Memorial Park.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting

The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.