THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Anson R. Schefdore
Anson "Byo" R. Schefdore, 77, of Oconto Falls, passed away Friday morning, July 28, 2017 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Oconto Falls with family present.
Born Sept. 23, 1939 in Green Bay, to Ferdinand and Margaret (Morris) Schefdore, he moved to Oconto Falls at age five where he attended school. He graduated from Oconto Falls High School in 1957, where he played football and ran track.
In 1959, he married Judy Martin and they had four children. He lived most of his life in Oconto Falls and worked at American Archery for 20 years and was part owner of Premier Archery. He later worked for Magna-Graphics before retiring from IDC in Green Bay.
A longtime member of the Oconto River Bowman Archery Club, he enjoyed bow hunting, fishing and being with his children.
Survivors include four children, Cathy (Nick) Wold, Stiles, James "Jimmy" (Chris) Schefdore, NB, Dave (Cathy) Schefdore, Kelly Lake and Bruce (Kristy) Schefdore, Oconto Falls; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ferdinand.
Visitation with the urn present will be held at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 4 p.m. until time of a Memorial Service at 7 p.m. Burial will take place in St. Anthony Cemetery in Oconto Falls. Memorials can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital.