Chester A. Shevey
Chester “Chet” A. Shevey, 101, of West Bend, passed away peacefully and was welcomed into Heaven by his loving wife and son Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at Cornerstone Assisted Living.
Chet was born June 11, 1917, in Pound, the son of the late Charles and Martha (Seleski) Shevey, and was raised in Milwaukee. He was a graduate of West Division High School with the class of 1936. In 1940, he married the former Elizabeth “Betty” Hohlweck in Milwaukee and the couple enjoyed almost 63 years together. Betty preceded him in death July 22, 2003. Chet started selling cars when he was 17 years of age and became a familiar and trusted name in the greater Milwaukee area. He was an honest and fair businessman, who truly had a servant’s heart and never missed the opportunity to give when he could to ensure that people and customers were taken care of. Chet’s motto was “A good name is better than riches.”
Chet is survived by his daughter, Nancy Isaacson; his five grandchildren, Cameron Isaacson, Andy (Erin) Isaacson, Trevor and his fiancée Jess, Taylor, and Tristen Shevey; six great-grandchildren; and one brother-in-law, Carl Hohlweck. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and good friends He was preceded in death by one son, Charles Shevey, and one son-in-law, Scott Isaacson. He was further preceded in death by his siblings, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law A gathering of family and friend will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Salem United Church of Christ, located north of the intersection of Highway W and Highway H in Wayne, 5 miles west of Kewaskum. A funeral service will be held at noon at the church with the Rev. Ruth Hansen officiating. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to the staffs of Aurora at Home Hospice and Cornerstone Assisted Living for all of their loving care and compassion shown to Chet. Also, a warm note of appreciation to Dr. Trivedi and his staff for all of their concern.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in his name. Online
condolences may be expressed at www.hansenfuneralservice.com.