Obit: Tresemer, Edward E. #2 (1932 - 2019)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Brown, Buchholz, Firnstahl, Gates, Holt, Hutchinson, Lewis, Opelt, Reetz, Schultz, Skroch, Tresemer
----Source: The Tribune-Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 3/16/2019
Tresemer, Edward E. (23 MAR 1932 - 28 FEB 2019)
Edward E. Tresemer, 86, of Neillsville died February 28, 2019, at Neillsville Care and Rehab.
Edward was born on March 23, 1932, to the late Hattie (Reetz) and Emil Tresemer in the town of Pine Valley. Ed graduated from Neillsville High School, class of 1950. Ed joined the United States Navy and served his country for four years, during the Korean War.
On June 1, 1957, Ed married Nancy J. (Holt) at the Methodist Church in Neillsville. After returning from serving his country, Ed was employed at Neillsville Dairy Plant and later at Walls Service Station. He was later employed for 26-1/4 years for the Public Works Department with the city of Neillsville. Ed retired in 1997. Ed’s passions were hunting, fishing, gardening and his family.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Nancy; three children: Judy (Dennis) Buchholz of Neillsville, Tim (Lori) Tresemer of Neillsville and Diane (Tom) Firnstahl of Colby; nine grandchildren, Jill, Dustin, Jenny, Kristine, Tiffany, Eric, Amy, Pam and Josh; thirteen great-grandchildren: Colton, Tyler, Andrew, Evan, Leah, Zoey, Natalie, Fletcher, Baylee, Alexis, Makayla, Ben and Landon. He is further survived by two sisters: Dorothy (Jim) Schultz and Carol Jean Opelt of Neillsville; a brother-in-law, John Gates of Black River Falls; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter and son-in-law, Marcia and David Lewis; his parents, Hattie and Emil Tresemer; one grandson, Kurtis Tresemer; and five siblings: Susan (Everett) Skroch, Evelyn (Henry) Brown, Lucy Gates, Gertie (Ray) Hutchinson and Rollie (Lucy) Tresemer; and a brother-in-law, Jerry Opelt.
The Cremation Society of Wisconsin is assisting the family with arrangements.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 1-4 p.m. at Apple Valley Restaurant in Neillsville.
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