Obit: Scheel, Walter M. (1925 - 2013)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Scheel, Thomas, Trevorrow, Niemyjski, McCutcheon, Olson, Carsky, Hess, Rhinesmith, Grisius, Biermann, Gernetzke, Poehnelt, Hoff, Blazek, Carsky, Hetzel, Ewald, Lubarsky

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 30 Oct 2013

Scheel, Walter M. (14 JAN 1925 - 22 OCT 2013)

Walter M. Scheel, 88, Genesee, died on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, at his home, surrounded by the love and care of his family. Funeral services were held at 5 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Waukesha. Burial was held on Sunday, Oct. 27, in the Loyal City Cemetery.

Walter Scheel was born on Jan. 14, 1925, in Loyal, the son of Ralph and Elizabeth (nee Thomas) Scheel. On Jan. 19, 1951, he married Joann Trevorrow at her parents' home on the Winzenried Farm. She preceded him in death on Oct. 22, 2005. Walter worked as a milkman for Borden Dairy for many years. He was devoted to his family and will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He was loved and cherished by his children, Dawn (Roman) Niemyjski, Franksville, Beth McCutcheon, McFarland, Faith (Steve) Olson Sr., Eagle, Janet (Fred) Carsky Jr., Menomonee Falls, Blaine Scheel, McFarland, Mark (Roxanne) Scheel, Kewaskum, Ruth (Keith) Hess, Dousman, Rebekah (Glen) Rhinesmith, Wales, David (Rachel) Scheel, St. Francis, Daniel (Gayle) Scheel, Dousman, and Paul (Gwen Anne) Scheel, Dousman. Walter was a wonderful and caring grandfather to Jason (the late Jackie) Niemyjski and Justin (Jody) Niemyjski, Rebekah (Todd) Biermann, Christine (Steve) Grisius, Joseph and Jacob Niemyjski, Ryan (Liz) Niemyjski, Sarah (Mark) Gernetzke, Stevie (Janel) Olson, Jr., Jana (Brian) Poehnelt and Amy (Mike) Hoff, Freddie (Julia) Carsky III, Elizabeth (Aaron) Blazek, Jennie (Todd) Hetzel, Robert (Elizabeth) Carsky, Elaine (Nick) Shirley, and Alan (fiancé Whitney) Carsky, Angie (Greg) Ewald, Walter (Haydee) Scheel, Wendy Scheel, Stephanie (David) Seeley, Rachel (Tony) Lubarsky and Laura Hess, John (Melissa) Rhinesmith, Michael Rhinesmith, Noah, Grace, Jehu and Jedidiah Scheel, Graham and Gabriel Scheel and Nathaniel Scheel. Forty-six great-grandchildren and two on the way also survive.

He was the fond brother to Norma (the late Lester) Frantom of Illinos, Joyce (the late Art) Prior of Illinois and Wayne (Patricia) Scheel of Greenwood. He is also remembered as a brother-in-law to Delmar (Arlene) Trevorrow, Lonnie (Connie) Trevorrow, Donna Trevorrow, Dodie Trevorrow, Mavis Scheel, Audrey Scheel, Luella Scheel, and Dennis Colby. Many other relatives and friends also survive.

In addition to Joann, his wife of 54 years, and his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, Bud Scheel, Ralph (Dorothy) Scheel, Beth (Joe) Boyette, Arthur Scheel, Gary Scheel and Naomi Colby.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services, Waukesha, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at

(Additional information/corrections provided by daughter Ruth (Scheel) Hess)

I am a daughter of Walter and Joann. I would like to give you some accurate information on them.
My name is Ruth Hess ( if you have any further questions that I can help you with.

Walter Meredith Scheel
Born: January 14, 1925
Death: Oct. 22, 2013 (8 years to the day, after our mother died)
Son of Ralph Sr. and Elizabeth (Thomas) Scheel of Loyal, WI

Wed: You are correct Jan. 19, 1951

Joann Cecil (Trevorrow) Scheel
Born: April 8, 1930
Death: Oct. 22, 2005 (8 years to the day, before our Dad died)
Daughter of Delmar and Bessie (Blackney) Trevorrow of Waukesha, WI

Ray Ronald Scheel was the brother of Ralph Sr. Scheel, son of Henry and Sophie Scheel

Troy D. Scheel was the son of James and Linda Scheel

Thank You for all your work
Ruth Hess



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