Sylvester H. (1915 - 1992)
Contact: Ken Wood
Surnames: STECKER SCHENCK HELGERSON SNELLING SCHREIBER STELZL CAMPBELL INGHAM REDMOND HILL MILLER ZICKERT ANDRES FJELSTAD CALLAHAN SOMMER
----Sources: Marshfield News Herald 4 Jul 1992; p. 2A, col. 6.
Stecker, Sylvester H. (12 Feb. 1915 - 2 July 1992)
Arpin - Services for Sylvester H. Stecker, 77, who died at 5:13 p.m. Thursday at the Bethel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Hansen Funeral Chapel.
The Rev. John Schenck of Immanuel Lutheran Church will officiate. Duane Helgerson will be the soloist with Carol Snelling as organist. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and on Monday until time of services. Military rites will be conducted by the American Legion Post No. 475 of Arpin. Burial will be at Hillside Cemetery, Marshfield.
He was born Feb. 12, 1915, to Fred and Ida (Schreiber) Stecker of Colby. He attended Colby elementary and secondary schools. He married Alice I. Stelzl March 9, 1946, in Wautoma.
After his education, he worked at cheese factories and as a milk hauler. He moved to Minnesota and farmed there for several years. He returned to Colby where he farmed, worked as a milk hauler and worked in cheese factories. In 1950 he moved to Arpin where he farmed and did custom farm work until his retirement.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 475.
He is survived by his wife; four sons, James R. of Marshfield, Jeff S. of Arpin, Tim S. of Arpin and Steve K. of Marshfield; nine daughters, Mrs. Roy (Bonnie) Campbell of Chatsfield, Minn., Merrydene K. Ingham of Madison, Mrs. Thomas (Kathleen) D. Redmond of Pewaukee, Mrs. Arthur (Cheryl) Hill of Green Bay, Mrs. Ned (Judith) A. Miller of Marietta, Ga., Mrs. Frank (Cynthia) L. Zickert of Marshfield, Mrs. Gary (Debra) J. Andres of Marshfield, Diane M. Stecker of Rolling Meadows, Ill., and Mrs. Daniel (Sheila) R. Fjelstad of Wisconsin Rapids; two sisters, Mrs. Kenneth (Erna) Callahan of Cumberland, and Mrs. Vernon (Jeanette) Sommer of Curtiss; one brother, Leo Stecker of Park Falls; and 13 grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, one daughter, Lori Sue, in 1962, one brother, Floyd, and one brother and one sister, both in infancy.
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