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Schron Schael

December 26, 1941 ~ October 7, 2021 (age 79)

Obituary

Schron R. Schael passed away peacefully on Thursday October 7, 2021 at age 79, surrounded by her loving family. 

Schron was born on December 26th, 1941 to Victor and Dorothy Maltbey in Wausau, Wisconsin. She grew up in Wausau, Wisconsin, and graduated from Wausau East High School in 1960.

Schron married Marvin Schael on November 18, 1961, at Wesley Methodist Church, Wausau. The two of them met while working at Kroger grocery store.

Growing up, she enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley and dancing in the kitchen with her two sisters. Schron loved flowers and spending time in her many gardens. She found joy in decorating her home, while always adding special touches throughout the day. Schron loved to try new recipes, which she came across paging through magazines. Her yellow Labrador Retriever, Snow was always thought of as part of the family.

Schron was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved spending time with her family and cooking special meals, especially during the holidays keeping traditions alive.

Schron is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Marvin Schael; her two daughters: Lynn (Jay) Kufahl of Wausau; Lori (John) Jacob of Minneapolis; five grandchildren: Cassandra Kufahl, Melissa (Brent) Obernberger, and Shane Kufahl; Michelle (Nicholas) Bullerman, and Jessica (Nicholas) Rathke; four great-grandchildren Aaron Modrzejewski; Brennan Obernberger and Rowan Obernberger; and Oakley Bullerman. Siblings, Sandra (Robert) McCabe of Wausau, Vicky Pingel of Wausau, Tim (Wendy) Maltbey of Ringle and Tom (Sharon) Maltbey of Kronenwetter; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m., followed by a committal service at Restlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, 235962 N Troy St, Wausau, WI 54403.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 12, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service
302 Spruce Street
Wausau, WI 54401

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 12, 2021

11:00 AM
Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service
302 Spruce Street
Wausau, WI 54401

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