Obit: Singstock, Walter F. (1922 - 2008)
Surnames: Singstock, Carl, Schwandt, Rasmussen, Lehman, Lysen, Stratman, Poplawski, Newhard
----Source: Racine Journal Times (Racine, Racine County, Wis.) Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Singstock, Walter F. (16 Aug 1922 - 3 Feb 2008)
Walter F. Singstock
Racine - Mr. Walter F. Singstock, 85, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2008, at Ridgewood Care Center.
He was born in Marshfield on August 16, 1922, to the late Leo Albert Carl and Louise Amanda (nee: Schwandt) Singstock. He lived in Racine since 1940. He was united in marriage to the former Helen Rasmussen in Winona, Minn. on May 9, 1942.
He served in the United States Army, serving in the Pacific for three years. He was employed at J.I. Case Company for 23 years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of the VFW in Sturtevant, J.I. Case 20-Year Club, and was an Usher for many years at Gethsemane Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his son, Alan Walter (Patty) Singstock; daughter, Gail Helene (Mark) Lehman; four granddaughters, Erin (Steve) Lysen, Alicia (Aaron) Stratman, Abby (Marcus) Poplawski, and Amanda (Gary) Newhard; and great-grandchildren, Marek and Greta Poplawski, Avaree and Alexa Stratman, and Sawyere and Savannah Newhard. He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Helen on October 8, 2003; and great-granddaughter, Elise Poplawski on April 23, 2005.
Funeral services will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home, 1212 Lathrop Avenue, on Wedneday, February 6, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. with Pastor Pam Kerschner officiating. Private interment will be held at Graceland Cemetery. Friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday evening from 3:30 p.m. until the time of service. The family invites their friends and relatives to help them celebrate Walter's life after the service at Mike and Angelos, 6214 Washington Avenue. In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the American Heart Associaton or the American Diabetes Association.
A special thank you to a special friend, "sweet" Harry Rose; his wonderful friends and neighbors on Mariner Drive; and to the staff at Ridgewood Care Center.
Wilson Funeral Home, 1212 Lathrop Avenue 634-3361 www.wilsonfuneralhomeracine.com
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