Myron B. Poweleit
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Myron B. Poweleit, age 90, of Plymouth, passed away Wednesday evening, June 18, 2014 at Rocky Knoll Health Care Center, where he has been a resident the past six years.
He was born October 12, 1923, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a son of the late Fredrick and Augusta (Richards) Poweleit.
Myron attended Paul Binner and Lincoln High School in Milwaukee.
From little on Myron worked in his father's bakeries in Milwaukee. He would spend the summer in Elkhart Lake helping his father the baker at Schwartz Hotel He met his future wife Myrtie in Elkhart Lake during those summers. Myron's career was working at Square D in Milwaukee for 44 years until retiring in 1986.
He was united in marriage on May 16, 1953 to Myrtie Tauscher in Milwaukee. Myron and Myrtie or M & M as they were lovingly known made their home in Milwaukee, Long Lake and for the past 25 plus years in Plymouth. Myrtie preceded him in death on March 31, 2013.
Myron was a kind gentle quiet man. He played the accordion in his younger years and he had it sitting in his room at Rocky Knoll. Myron loved to fish and go up north to St. Germain and trips to Cheboygan, MI. He had a special place in his heart for all their poodles. Myron was an experienced dog walker and will be especially missed by his special friend Mattie.
He was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Sheboygan.
Survivors include his brothers, Frederick (Donna) Poweleit, Watertown and Wayne (Barbara) Poweleit of Hot Springs Village, AR; sister-in-law, Ruth Tauscher, Kiel, as well as nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife Myrtie, his parents, step-mother Linda Poweleit, brother Merle Poweleit, brother-in-laws Robert, Donald and Herbert Tauscher, Eugene Loos, Clem Eigenberger sister-in-laws Angie Poweleit, Helen Loos, Eva Eigenberger and Sue Tauscher and nephew William Miller.
A memorial service for Myron and Myrtie Poweleit will be held Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at Rocky Knoll Health Care Center in Plymouth. Pastor Tom Fleischmann will officiate.
Cremation has taken place. Burial will be in the Elkhart Lake Cemetery.
Myron's family wishes to extend their sincere appreciation for the compassion and excellent care given him while he resided at Rocky Knoll.
Schneider Funeral Home
123 South Street
Plymouth, WI 53073
Published in Sheboygan Press on June 22, 2014