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Verlyn E. Schulke Print E-mail

Nov. 28, 1936-Dec. 10, 2013

Verlyn E. Schulke, 77, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at his home in Waupaca. He was born Nov. 28, 1936 in the Town of Lanark, Portage County, son of William and Elsie (Nowak) Schulke. On Feb. 19, 1955, Verlyn married Joann Mallison at St. Paul’s Church in the Town of Buena Vista, WI.

He enjoyed snowmobiling and marking snowmobile trails, camping, country music, hayrides, cookouts, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Verlyn was a member of the Sawdust City Tree Dodgers, Wild Rose Sno-Rovers, and the A.W.S.C. (Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs). He will be deeply missed by all of his loving family and many friends.

Verlyn is survived by his loving wife: Joann Schulke, Waupaca; his sons: Bill (Gail) Schulke, Pine River; and Bob Schulke, Waupaca; his daughters: June (Dwight) Shanak, Waupaca; and Vera (Paul) Hanson, Waupaca; eight grandchildren: eight great-grandchildren and his brother: Bernard (Pat) Schulke, Waupaca. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Verlyn was preceded in death by his parents: William and Elsie Schulke; two brothers: Leonard and Willard Schulke; and four sisters: Gertrude Bartel, Adeline Schulke, Elaine Forseth, and Evonne Leary.

The funeral service was held on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Waupaca, with Pastor Loren Fritz. A visitation will be held on Friday evening, Dec. 13 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Holly Funeral Home, Waupaca, and again on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Burial will be in Crystal Lake Cemetery in the spring.

The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.


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