Obit: Skroch, Susan A. (1923 - 1999)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Skroch, Reetz, Tresemer, Schultz, Brown, Gates, Staffon, Opelt, Hutchinson, Resong, Kuchenbecker, Henseler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 4/05/1999 (Scrapbook of Agnes Mohr Hermeling)

Skroch, Susan A. (20 August 1923 – 2 April 1999)

Susan A. “Susie” Skroch, age 76, of Neillsville, died Sunday, April 2 at her home.

Susan was born on August 20, 1923 in Germany the daughter of Emil and Hattie (Reetz) Tresemer. As an infant her family moved with her to the Town of Pine Valley, Clark County. She attended and graduated from the Neillsville High School, and then began working in Neillsville, first at Wagner’s Café as a waitress and later at the A&P Grocery Store.

On June 24, 1952 she was united in marriage to Everett P. Skroch. After their marriage, Susan worked with Everett at the Law Office as his secretary until his death on February 13, 1986. Susan was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and co-chairwoman of the St. Rose Circle. She was past president of the Parish Council of Catholic Women (PCCW) and secretary for the Veterans of Foreign War–Ladies Auxiliary for over 30 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Jane (Tony) Schultz of Chippewa Falls; two sons, James Skroch of Merrillan and Robert Skroch of Neillsville; four sisters, Evelyn (Henry) Brown of Sedgewick, KS, Lucille (John) Gates of Black River Falls, Dorothy Staffon of Neillsville and Carol (Gerald) Opelt of Neillsville; two brothers, Edward (Nancy) Tresemer of Neillsville and Roland Tresemer pf Springfield, MO. Susan is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett; her parents; a sister, Gertie Hutchinson; a brother-in-law, Gilbert Staffon; a sister-in-law, Lucy Tresemer and a nephew, Dan Staffon.

The Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 5, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Neillsville. The Celebrant was Fr. Joseph Henseler. Music was provided by Ronald Resong, organist, Rita Kuchenbecker, soloist and St. Mary’s Adult Choir. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with a 7:30 p.m. Parish and Knights of Columbus Rosary Service at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville.

Casket bearers were John Gates, Todd Gates, Brad Opelt, Gerald Opelt, Ryan Opelt, and Tim Tresemer.

The Gesche Funeral Home assisted Susan’s family with arrangements.



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