George H. Strohbusch
Visitation: Wednesday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Service: Wednesday, March 4, at 12 p.m. Location: St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Salem Lowell Campus
George H. Strohbusch Sr., 82, of Waupun and formally of Beaver Dam, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 at the Waupun Memorial Hospital.
George was born the son of William C. and Vivian E. (Buckhus) Strohbusch on November 15, 1937, in Beaver Dam.
He was a veteran of the US Navy where he served in the Korean Conflict.
He was united in marriage to Yvonne “Toby” Schmitt on July 25, 1992, at the Salem Ev. Lutheran Church in Lowell. George retired from John Deere after 30 years of employment.
George was a member of Salem Ev. Lutheran Church in Lowell.
He enjoyed making crafts and watching the Green Bay Packers. George loved the water whether he was fishing or on his pontoon boat. Most of all George loved his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his two children, Nona (Dan) Wondra of LeRoy and George H. “Butch” Strohbusch Jr of Texas; five grandchildren, Angie Meyer, Mandy Hurt, Todd (Amy) Hintz, Nicholas Hintz and Chelse (Brandon) Lindley; 11 great-grandchildren, Matthew, Brittany, Clay, Olivia, Haley, Adam, Natalie, Lydia, Brieanna, Luella and Teagan; two great-great-grandchildren, Case and Nautica; 10 step-children, John (Sandra) Schmitt, Bonnie (Kenneth) Guenther, Susan (Gerald) Ebert, Nancy Hussli, Roy (Christine) Schmitt, Frieda Kern, Cynthia Kadinger, Marilea (Patrick) Groves, Gina (Andrew) Oemig, and Leon (Annette) Schmitt Jr.; his dog, “Lady;” and his sister, Maureen “Cookie” (Joe Masche) Lookman of Beaver Dam. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
George was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Toby; brother, Donald; and two sisters, Beverly Bath and Janice Diels.
Visitation for George took place on Wednesday, March 4, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church-Salem Lowell Campus.
A funeral service followed at the church in Lowell with the Rev. Paul Schupmann officiating. Burial took place at the Lowell Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Lowell V.F.W Post 230.
A special thank you to Agnesian, Dr. Sharda, nurse Dana, St. Croix Hospice, Heather and Hannah and the staff at Prairie Ridge in Waupun.
The Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville served the family. To make an online condolence or for more information visit www.KoepsellFH.com.