Saturday, December 7, 2013



ADDRESS: W5256 Dassow Ave., Medford; A township of Chelsea resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: pronounced 12:20 PM on Friday, December 6 at his residence in the Town of Chelsea

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 10 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will also be military rites performed by the Medford Military Honors Team

OFFICIATING: Rev. Randal Jeppesen

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION: Hemer Funeral Home, Medford from 4 to 8 PM on Monday, December 9 and also from 9 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Tuesday, December 10

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 11, 1949 at Medford

EDUCATION: Frey elementary school, Town of Browning and was a graduate of Medford High school; he also received a degree in Advanced Production Agriculture from NTC in Wausau

MARRIAGE: May 5, 1972 at OLPH Catholic Church, Whittlesey to Elizabeth “Betty” Overman and she preceded him in death November 15, 2006

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he was a US Army veteran. After the military, he returned to the area and did woods work. Then he purchased a farm in the Town of Chelsea where he farmed until his retirement. In retirement, he continued to do woods work and did custom farm work. He enjoyed hunting, playing cards, gambling, and his grandchildren.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughters - Tammie (Lance) Helmert of Medford, Mindy (Ryan) Thomas of Medford, Karrie (Nick Klinger) Dassow of Medford & Marsha (Kris) Schiszik of Fall Creek; Son – Monte (Lori) Dassow of Medford

CHILDREN DECEASED: Grandsons – Jacob Schiszik in 2007


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Joe (Lynn) Dassow of Phillips, Mary Lou (Duane) Anderson of Medford, Judy (Gary) Weir of Medford, Leroy (Jeanette) Dassow of Medford, Ronald (Sharon) Dassow of Medford, Mark Dassow of Medford, Jane (Hoss) Ostrowski of Wausau, Carol (Tom) Judnic of Medford, Lanny (Debra) Dassow of Medford, Sara Dassow of Medford, Laura (Steve) Larson of Stratford

SURVIVING PARENTS: Harold & Mary Ann (Kraemer) Dassow of Medford

PALLBEARERS: Victor Schiszik, Gary Weir, Romie Kraemer, Roger Brandner, Rob Lamberty, Leroy Dassow

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