Jerome Schuh(1938 - 2014)

Schuh, Jerome "Jerry"

Jerome "Jerry" Schuh, age 75, of Pickerel died Friday, March 07, 2014 at Eastview KTCR, after a brief illness. Jerry was born August 9, 1938 to the late Ignatious and Martha (VerHagen) Schuh in Freedom, WI.

On April 4, 1927 he was united in marriage to Carolyn M. Jagoditsch in Appleton, WI.

She preceded him in death on September 6, 2009.

After vacationing in the Pickerel area, Jerry and Carol moved to the area permanently and owned and operated Jerry & Carol's Sportsmen's Lodge for 41 years.

Jerry was active in the area as a member of Tombstone Pickerel Snowmobile Club, Pearson Pickerel Lion's Club, Forest County Tavern League, Pickerel Pearson Business Association, and St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pickerel. He was a recipient of the Melvin Jones Fellowship award through the Lions Club.

He had a kind and generous spirit. He took pleasure in turning his work into a hobby because of his love of friends.

Survivors include his four daughters, Marilyn (Jim) Jansen of Pearson, Diane (Joe) Zelazoski of Pickerel, Gail (Chris) Johnson of Antigo and Terri Schabo of Pickerel, 5 sisters, Arelen VanDynHoven (special friend Les), Margaret Ann (Raymond) VanDynHoven, Dorothy (Jim) Appleton, Carol (Vernon) Fredrickson, Pat (special friend Bob) Schuh, 5 brothers Don (Mary), Dan (Therese), Paul (Mary), Bob (Sherry), Tom (Carolyn), 6 grandchildren, Jamie (Joe) Steliga of Wittenberg, Melissa (Russ) Siemers of Post Lake, Brad (Amber) Johnson of Antigo, Stephanie Jackson and fiancé Justin Puls of Pearson, Grant Zelazoski of Pelican Lake, Kristi Jansen of Pearson, 8 great grandchildren, Brianne and Madison Siemers, Seth and Ethan Steliga, Hunter and Gavin Puls, and Zane and Zoe Johnson.

In addition to his wife and parents, Jerry was preceded in death by a brother Mike and a son-in-law Larry Schabo.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Thursday, March 13 at 1:30 PM at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pickerel. Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 12 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at Strasser-Roller Funeral Home in Antigo and on Thursday from 10:30 AM until the service at the church.

Friends may visit online at

Funeral Home

Strasser-Roller Funeral Home
504 Edison St Antigo, WI 54409
(715) 623-5202

Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Mar. 9, 2014