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Schramm, Eugene "Gene"

Eugene "Gene" F. Schramm, age 82 of Appleton, passed away Friday, January 10, 2014. Gene was born on July 16, 1931 to the late Roy and Esther (Van Harpen) Schramm in Marinette. He graduated in 1949 from Neenah High School. On February 4, 1956 he married Rosalie Konetzke. Eugene was a member of the National Guard and the Neenah/Menasha Elks club for over 20 years. Gene had a small painting business and owned and operated Schramm's Liquor in Neenah for over 25 years. He enjoyed spending time at their cottage at Shawano Lake and traveling. You could always find Gene at local parades, and from 1970 to 1997, he was a Packers season ticket holder, after he gave the tickets to his son, he then watched the games at home. He would get together with his brothers, playing cards and sharing jokes whenever he could.

He is survived by his wife, Rosie, their son, Anthony Schramm, of Appleton, as well as his brothers; William, of Neenah, James, of Texas and Douglas of Neenah. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding Gene in death are his parents, brothers, Jay and Richard and sister, Judith.

Memorial services for Eugene will be held at 11:30AM, Thursday, January 16, 2014 at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 500 W. Marquette St, Appleton with the Rev. Thomas J. Farrell officiating. Friends and family may call at the church from 10:30AM, until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.


Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on Jan. 14, 2014
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