THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Gene W. Staffeldt
Issue Date: February 28, 2018
Gene W. Staffeldt, 65, of Willowbrook, Ill, and Scottsdale, Az., formerly of Peshtigo, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 in his sleep.
Born in Menominee, Mi., to Earl and Dorothy Staffeldt, he graduated from Peshtigo High School in 1971 and served in the United States Army until 1973. He earned a Bachelors Degree from UW-Oshkosh in 1977 and worked in the insurance industry, retiring on Jan. 2, 2018.
A loving brother and uncle, he will be remembered for his good nature and easy going personality. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, golfing, was an avid hunter and a lifelong Packer fan.
He is survived by his brother Mike (Laurie) Staffeldt; a sister, Lee (Bruce) Bowles; four nieces and nephews, Ryan (Kim Staffeldt), Rachel (John) McCartin, Shauni (Seth) Carmitchel and Catlyn Bowles; six great-nieces and nephews and his partner, Carol Proctor, who is thankful for the 20 years they shared together.
A Memorial Service will be held in Peshtigo at a future date.