Pues, Sherman L.
Sherman L. Pues, age 77, of the Township of Matteson, Waupaca County, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2013 at his residence.
Sherman was born on November 11, 1936 in the Township of Maine, Shawano County, the son of the late Earl and Carrol (Monroe) Pues. He later graduated from Shawano High School. On July 5, 1958, Sherman was united in marriage to Marcella Krueger at Ascension Lutheran Church, Township of Navarino, Shawano County. Shortly after marriage, Sherman was called to serve in the U.S. Army on November 16, 1959. The couple moved to Fort Riley, KS and then to Maryland where Sherman was stationed. After Sherman was honorably discharged from the service on October 31, 1965, the couple moved to the Township of Matteson, Waupaca County where they lived since. Sherman worked for 30 years for the Soo Line Rail Road until retirement in 1991. His hobbies included storytelling, word search puzzles, hunting (especially raccoon), fishing and trapping. He was a member of the Ascension Lutheran Church, Township of Navarino where he had served on council and played dart ball.
His wife: Marcella of 55 years
His daughters: Tammy Lynn (Dale) Belongia, II, Bonduel, Sonya Lea (Skeeter) Schoepke, Shawano
His sons: Thomas Israel (Menassa) Pues, Clintonville, Christopher Walter (Lisa) Pues, Clintonville, His grandchildren: Nicole & Gregory Belongia, Christopher Pues, Jr., Sabrina Harper, Anthony Pues, Abigail Pues, Xander Pues, Shantel Schoepke, Mark, Killian, Clarence & Dominic, His great-grandchild: Hannah Figlinski
His sisters: Rose Marie (Marvin) Sherbeck, Clintonville
Naomi Carpenter, Seymour, Beulah Kennedy, TX, Ellen (Phil) Noble, Eureka, OR, His brothers: Wayne (Betty) Pues, Nichols, Beverley "Beck" (Rosie) Pues, Navarino
Sylvester "Bud" Pues (Larry Sanders), Tarzana, CA,
Numerous nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Vivian and his brothers-in-law Lee Carpenter & Ray Kennedy.
Funeral services will be held 11 A.M. Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the Ascension Lutheran Church, Township of Navarino, Shawano County with the Rev. John Paquette officiating. Inurnment will be in the Bethesda Cemetery, Township of Navarino, Shawano County.
Friends may call at the church on Saturday from 9 A.M. until the time of the service.
Military Honors will be provided at the church by the American Legion Post #63 and the V.F.W. Post #664 of Clintonville.
The Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville is assisting his family with the arrangements. An online guest book may be signed at www.eberhardtstevenson.com
Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home
53 North Main St. Clintonville, WI 54929
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Nov. 27, 2013