Obit: Schecklman, Anita A. #2 (1921 - 2013)
Surnames: Genskow, Kromanaker, Fraedrich, Dietsche, Zwicke, Schecklman, Hanneman, Salzman, Hauser, Wuske
----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 28 Aug 2013
Schecklman, Anita A. (21 JUL 1921 - 11 AUG 2013)
Anita A. Schecklman, 92, Marshfield, formerly of Loyal, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at
Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Marshﬁeld. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m., on Friday, Aug. 16, at Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church, Loyal. Rev. Steven Brice ofﬁciated. Burial followed in Saint Anthony's Cemetery. Pallbearers were Scott Dietsche, Joel Dietsche, Jordan Kromanaker, Luke Kromanaker, Dustin Schecklman and Tyler Schecklman.
Anita Genskow was born on July 21, 1921, in Shawano County, the daughter of William and Ella (nee
Fraedrich) Genskow. She attended Valley View Country School near Tigerton. Early employment included work at Badger Meter Co. in Milwaukee, which produced water meters but during the war the company converted to an airplane factory where Anita worked at making propellers for military airplanes. She married Anthony Schecklman on Oct. 28, 1950, at Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church in Tigerton. Together, they farmed and raised their family near Loyal until retirement. Her hobbies included sewing, cooking, canning and baking her well-known biscuits which were sometimes referred to as “Best Biscuits.” She was a member of Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church in Loyal, Saint Anthony’s PCCW and various
homemakers clubs. She was instrumental in creating the Starlite Homemakers Club in the Loyal area.
Survivors include her husband, Anthony, Marshﬁeld; four children, Bonnie (Leland) Dietsche, Spencer, Jolene (Thomas) Zwicke, Wisconsin Rapids, Patricia (Kenneth) Kromanaker, Marshfield, and Tim (Mary) Schecklman, Appleton; 13 grandchildren, Scott (Nicole) Dietsche, Marshﬁeld, Tammy (Larry) Kleinschmidt, Marshﬁeld, Bryan (special friend Michele) Dietsche, New Albany, Ind., Eric (special friend Liz) Dietsche, Westboro, Nicole (Joey) Hanneman, Appleton, Joel (Christy) Dietsche, Loyal, Jordan Kromanaker, Minnetonka, Minn., Luke Kromanaker, Marshﬁeld, Marissa (Ted) Salzman, Appleton, Tyler and Trent Schecklman, both of Appleton, Brandon Schecklman, Eau Claire, and Dustin (Kristen) Schecklman, Loyal; 13 great-grandchildren with one on the way in September; three sisters, June (Edward) Schecklman, Neillsville, Carol Hauser, Marion, and Arlene (Ralph) Wuske, Tigerton; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends and her extended family at Stoney River Assisted
Living in Marshﬁeld.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Richard; a grandson, Michael Anthony Dietsche; one great-grandson, Michael Anthony Scott Dietsche; ﬁve sisters, Elda, Edna, Gladys, Betty and Ruby; and one brother, Milton.
The family is accepting memorials in Anita’s memory to Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church. The family would like to thank the staff of Saint Joseph's Palliative Care, Three Oaks Golden Living Center and Stoney River Assisted Living Center all located in Marshﬁeld for the wonderful care our mother Anita
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