Obit: Recore-Schwoch, Ellen M. (1932 - 2008)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Baumgartner, Darding, Hainzslperger, Holder, Kayhart, Loiz, Miller, Neubauer, Neumann, Orr, Recore-Schwoch, Reeder, Rice, Scaff, Wenzel, Zettler


----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., WI) Thursday, August 14, 2008, Online Edition


Recore-Schwoch, Ellen M. (June 8, 1932 - August 6, 2008)


Former Medford resident Ellen M. Recore-Schwoch, 76, Dorchester, died Wednesday, Aug. 6 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, where she had been a patient for the past two weeks, surrounded by her family.


Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 9 at Zion Lutheran Church in Colby, with Rev. Mark Neumann officiating. Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II. Pallbearers were her grandsons, Shannon and Robert Kayhart, Lucas and Lewis Wenzel, Steven and DuWayne Recore and Gage and Grant Neubauer.


The former Ellen Reeder was born June 8, 1932 in Fairmount, Ill., to the late Ralph F. and Marie (Rice) Reeder. She attended Frazier Elementary School in Georgetown, Ill. and grade school in Rossville, Ill.


On February 14, 1949 in Milwaukee, she married Clifford J. Recore, who preceded her in death on March 29, 1999.


On April 17, 2001, she married Ted Schwoch, who survives. Ellen and Clifford owned and operated Cherokee Strip in Colby for seven years, then bought a hobby farm in the Town of Deer Creek. They moved to Dorchester in 1980 and in 1985 moved to the Medford area on a private lake. She worked third shift sanitization crew at Tombstone Pizza for 10 years until her retirement.


She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Colby and Lions Club of Dorchester. She enjoyed fishing, especially with her grandchildren, plaster craft, camping and shooting pool.


In addition to her husband Ted, survivors include her children, Michael Recore, Clifford Recore, Brandon (Debbie) Recore and Andrea (Dale) Neubauer, all of Medford, Diane Kayhart and Terry Recore, both of Dorchester and Char Loiz of Wausau; a brother, Donald (Martha) Scaff of Quincy, Ill.; two sisters, Dorothy Darding of Rossville and her twin sister, Helen (Elbert) Holder of Beverly Hills, Fla.; 15 grandchildren; Lisa (John) Clark, DuWayne Recore, Jennifer (Tim) Zettler, Adam Hainzslperger, Stacey (Dan) Baumgartner, Shannon Kayhart, Robert (Kristen) Kayhart, Erin (Jason) Orr, Lucas (Nikki) Wenzel, Lewis Wenzel, Steven Recore, Heather Recore, Kendra Miller and Gage and Grant Neubauer; and 19 great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents and first husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Reeder; a half brother, Jack Reeder and her stepfather, Dan Scaff.


Hemer Funeral Service of Medford assisted the family with arrangements.


(Note: Also an obit for her listed under Obit: Schwoch, Ellen (1932 - 2008))





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