October 2, 2014

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Chief Dennis Plantz addresses media

Walter Scott Print E-mail

On Oct. 1, 2013 the Lord our Savior called home the soul of “Scottie” Walter Scott.

July 31, 1924-Oct. 1, 2013

Scottie was born on July 31, 1924 to Peter and Grace (Glick) Scott of Hancock.  Scottie worked on the County Line Rd near Waupun, where he met Betty Flagel and they were married Sept. 24, 1946.

Scottie was drafted by the United States Army and proudly served his county.  After the service they moved to Fox Lake. There he worked at La Della Plastic, later being relocated and renamed Robin Manufacturing. He worked there until 1970. He ended his working career at Del-Monte Cooperation in Markesan and retired in 1987.

Scottie then traveled the United States and settled in Rock Port, TX. There he joined the American Legion and served as a Chaplain for a number of years. He spent a great deal of time there.

Scottie was a lifelong member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fox Lake, and upon returning to the area in 2000 he rejoined the Fox Lake Legion. He spent the remainder of his life in the Hancock, Plainfield, and the Fox Lake areas.  Scottie loved to shake dice, go for car rides, and laugh with his family and friends.

Scottie was preceded in death by his parents: Peter and Grace Scott; one brother; and two sisters.  In 1992, the Lord called home Betty Scott and his loving son, Randy Scott, in 2005.

Scottie is survived by his loving daughter: Kathy (Scott) Eugene Riha, Beaver Dam; one grandson: Jason (Colleen) Scott, Plover; three granddaughters: Tisha (Longseth) David Indermuehle, Beaver Dam; Sarah Longseth, Beaver Dam; and Krista (Longseth) Jason Roberts also of Beaver Dam; two adoring great grandsons: Justin and Jayden Douma; and wonderful daughter-in-law: Ann Marie Scott, Plainfield; and many other family and friends.

There was be a celebrating of Scottie’s life at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fox Lake on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. with a short visitation starting at 9 a.m. After the church service there was will be a light luncheon at the American Legion in Fox Lake.

The Kratz-Smedema Funeral Home served the family.  All memorials can be sent to the family of Scottie or to Kratz-Smedema Funeral Home at 323 Mary St., Cambria, WI 53923.

For more information or to leave online condolences, please visit www.kratzfh.com.


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