Clarence M. Schemenauer
Jr., 69 |
Oct. 24, 1947 — Oct. 1, 2017
Clarence “Schemy” M. Schemenauer Jr., 69, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at Hartford Hospital. He was born Oct. 25, 1947, in Hartford to Clarence and Lucille (nee Peters) Schemenauer Sr. He grew up in Hartford and graduated from Slinger High School in 1965. Schemy owned and operated Schemenauer Plumbing & Heating, and also owned Karen & Schemy’s Bar. He was a member of the Moose Lodge for more than 50 years and the St. Lawrence Fire Department from 1966 to 1990, and was fireman of the year in 1978. He enjoyed bowling and snowmobiling, and loved John Wayne.
Clarence is survived by his siblings, Eileen (Norvin) Lehman, Joe (Barbara) and Dianne (Ralph) Wiedmeyer. He is further survived by his godson, Steve (Jenny) Lehman; nieces and nephews, Randall and Steve Schemenauer of Hartford, Lori and Michele Lehman, Timothy Wiedmeyer and Wendy (Geoff) Greysen; and other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Karen.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at St. John United Church of Christ (520 W. Washington St., Slinger) with the Rev. Jim Schleif presiding. Visitation will be at the church only Sunday, Oct. 8, from noon-1:30 p.m., with a Moose Lodge service at 1:30 p.m., followed by St. Lawrence Fire Department service, then a memorial service. Interment of remains will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at Washington County Memorial Park.
Memorials appreciated to the St. Lawrence Fire Department, Moose Lodge 1398 (1721 Chestnut St., West Bend, WI 53095) and/or a charity of choice.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.