Chester ‘Chet’ A. Shevey
Chester “Chet” A. Shevey, 101, West Bend, passed away peacefully and was welcomed into Heaven by his loving wife and son on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at Cornerstone Assisted Living.
Chet was born on June 11, 1917, in Pound, the son of the late Charles and Martha (Salesaski) 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 on 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 fiancé 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; one son-in-law Scott, Isaacson. He was further preceded in death by his siblings, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Gathering of family and friend will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Salem United Church of Christ, located north of the intersection highways W and H in Wayne, five miles west of Kewaskum. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. at the church with Pastor Ruth Hansen officiating. Burial at the church cemetery.
The family would like to offer a special thank-you to the staffs of Arora 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 the 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