George Scheidt

George Scheidt

George Scheidt, 91, of Beaver Dam passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at his home.

George was born the son of Henry and Katherine Scheidt on August 3, 1927 in Denver, CO.  He served his country in the U.S. Airforce during WWII.  George was married to Phyllis Frey on June 12, 1948 in Harrisburg, PA.  He was employed with Allis-Chalmers in Milwaukee until his retirement.  Afterwards, he continued to work part-time with Green Giant in Beaver Dam.

George is survived by his wife of 70 years, Phyllis of Beaver Dam; five children: Linda Janz of Beaver Dam, Suzanne Gill of Brookfield, Donna Lee Frost of Johnson Creek, George D. (Lori) Scheidt of West Bend, and Philip (Naomi) Scheidt of Denver, CO; three siblings: Robert (Marie) Scheidt, Lucille Bredel, and Lorraine Scheidt; sister-in-law, Mary Louise Bevan; and 50 grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Marialice Scheidt, and his brother, Donald.

A visitation will be held at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m.  Military honors conducted by the Beaver Dam American Legion Post #146 will immediately follow the service at the funeral home.  Inurnment will take place at St. Michael’s Cemetery in Beaver Dam at a later date.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at