THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Joseph D. Schroedle
Issue Date: March 22, 2018
Joseph David Schroedle, 86, of Porterfield, passed Sunday, March 18, 2018.
Born May 4, 1931 in Chicago, Ill., to Jacob and Elizabeth Schroedle, he served seven years in the United States Army during the Korean War and was stationed at Fort Riley Military Base in Fort Riley, Ks. He married Nancy Louise Eland on Feb. 17, 1956.
A proud American, he loved his country and God. He went on the Honor Flight of the Ozarks to Washington D.C. with his son.
A good provider for his family, he worked most of his life at Carborundum in Berkley, Ill. and had a second job at Pepperidge Farms and Len's Automotive, where he loved greeting and visiting with customers.
They had many pets over the years, their favorite breed being the miniature Schnauzer.
He loved his family, the Green Bay Packers and had a large collection of Packer memorabilia. He cheered the Packers on but his favorite was Brett Favre.
He enjoyed watching the Gaither's and Larry's Country Diner on TV, listening to Christian music and Polka music, staying true to his German heritage.
He is survived by his wife Nancy; three sons, Ron (Julianne) Schroedle of Marinette, Don (Carol) of Battlefield, Mo. and John (Tammy) of Porterfield; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by all of his siblings.
Family will welcome friends at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home in Marinette on Wednesday, March 21 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 22 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jewitt officiating, followed by burial. Pallbearers will be his sons Ron, Don and John and grandsons Matt, Dean and Dan.