THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Glen M. Scheuerman
Glen Marvin Scheuerman, 86, of Silver Cliff, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Mi.
Born Sept. 26, 1930 in Waukegan, Ill., he suffered for years from vascular dementia and was being cared for at home.
He served in the United States Army from February 1952 to February 1954 and earned his paratrooper wings. He married the former Shirley Ann Stoffregen on Oct. 2, 1954. They had four daughters and were married for 62 years.
He worked at Connor Forest Industries in Laona and in the woods for Clarence Adams, with William "Bill" Piontek. He and his brother Mel ran Scheuerman Brothers Logging. In 1970 he started his own logging company and spent his last working years running a sawmill in Lakewood.
He enjoyed life to the fullest, loved the outdoors, was an avid fisherman and hunter and participated in the Molson fishing contest in Canada, earning a second place award for his 29.5 lbs. and 45 inch Northern Pike. He was a woodworker and crafted many projects for family and friends.
He traveled in the United States and Canada, wintering in Florida and Texas. As a teenager, he had a desire to see Alaska and made his first trip there in 1999 and returned two other times.
He is survived by three children, Lynn (George) Hasenohrl of Neenah, Kay Scheuerman of New Franklin and Diane (Michael) Oberley of Elcho; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and four nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Ann Piontek; a brother, Melbourne; a nephew, Dale Scheuerman and his parents, Leo Scheuerman and Vivian Barkdoll.
Visitation will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 15552 WI-32, Lakewood on Sunday, July 30 from 2 p.m. until time of the service at 3:30 p.m. Weber Hill Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.