JUNE O. SCHECKLMAN, age 85, of Neillsville, WI, passed away on Friday, April 7, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11am on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal. Rev. Steve Brice will officiate and burial will follow in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church, on Saturday, from 9:30am until time of service.
June Odell Genskow was born on June 13, 1931 in Tigerton, WI, to William and Ella (Fraedrich) Genskow. She was raised on the family farm and received her education at Valley View Country School near Tigerton. She was united in marriage to Edward R. Schecklman on July 21, 1956 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Tigerton, WI. They moved to the Town of York, rural Loyal, WI, where they farmed for many years. In 1984, June completed her G.E.D. and then went to Mid-State Technical College, in Marshfield, and completed the Certified Nursing Assistant course with her daughter, Lisa. In addition to farming, June also worked at Figi's in Marshfield, and was a C.N.A. at the Marshfield Living Center and at Drake 1&2 Assisted Living Centers in Marshfield for several years. After retiring, she was a partner in K&H Auto with her husband and son, John, where she cooked for the employees.
She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and its Altar Society, and Clark County Homemakers.
June had many interests but especially enjoyed cooking, playing cards, going to the casino, and collecting elephants.
She will be dearly missed by her 4 sons: Daniel (Lynn) of Marshfield, Todd (MaryAnn) of Greenwood, Peter (Angel) of Loyal, John of Neillsville; 3 daughters: Lisa (Jeff) Hoff of Marshfield, Sara Eilers (Jeff Lukes) of Loyal, Lori (Randy) Seliskar of Loyal; 11 grandchildren: Chad Braun, Heidi Braun, Travis (Laurie) Braun, Matt (Kim) Schecklman, Ryan (Kehly) Schecklman, Cody Schecklman, Marc Eilers, Amanda (Lance) Lehman, Dylan Eilers, Paul (Chelsea) Schecklman, Claire Schecklman; one step grandson: Chris Seliskar; 8 great grandchildren: Achilles, Alayna, Kade, Daelyn, Adalynn, Raegan, Kilyn, Killian; 4 step great grandchildren: Kaleigh, Trevor, Ryder and Maecy; one granddaughter-in-law: Elicia Seliskar; 2 sisters: Carol Hauser of Marion, WI, Arlene (Ralph) Wuske of Tigerton, WI; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ed, on February 7, 2015; 3 children: Billy, Paul and Nicole Schecklman; one step grandson: Dan Seliskar and one brother: Milton; and 6 sisters: Elda, Edna, Gladys, Ruby, Betty and Anita.
Mom was a person dedicated to God, her family, to serving others, and always had a purpose in life.
The family would like to thank Fr. Steve Brice and the staff at Ministry Home Care Hospice for their visits and expressions of kindness, care and compassion.