THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Olive May Schlag
Issue Date: May 29, 2019
Olive May Schlag, 97, passed away on May 19, 2019, in Crivitz. She was born to the late Ray and Eva (Jossart) Gussert on May 7, 1922, in Iron Mountain, MI. A graduate of Kingsford High School, she married her husband, Hal in 1959. She spent most of her life as a homemaker. She enjoyed volunteering at St. Mary's Church and the nursing home in Crivitz. She was an avid reader and also took pride in running the corn stand between Beaver and Crivitz on Highway 141 for many years.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Hal; four sons: Kurt, Bill, Len, and Jerry Schlag; a daughter, Rosemary Gottschalk; a brother, Dick Gussert; and a sister, Joanne Schreiner.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David Phelps; four brothers: John, Bob, Ray, and Jim; and two sisters, Betty and Rose.
A service will be held at a later date per the families wishes. Newcomer-Green Bay Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.