Edna Schenk, 91
Edna Schenk, of Antigo, died Monday, July 23, 2018, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. She was 91 years old. She was born on June 24, 1927, in Rockland, Michigan a daughter of Louis and Jessie (Kuhn) Allaire. She married James Schenk on February 7, 1948, in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on October 12, 2008.
She was a graduate of Rockland High School with the class of 1945.
Mrs. Schenk worked for the Jewett Sherman Food Factory in Milwaukee. In 1967 she and her husband moved to Phlox where they owned and operated the Country Inn. They later lived on Lower Post Lake for 18 years where she was a member of a quilting circle.
Mrs. Schenk enjoyed sewing and gardening and was a member of SS Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church, Antigo.
Survivors include two daughters, Catherine Hangartner, San Antonio, Texas, Gwen (Dan) Tessmer, Antigo; two sons, Jeffrey (Rebecca) Schenk, Antigo, Gary (Judy) Schenk, Seymour; ten grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Mae and Virginia; five brothers, Clemence, Louis, William, Calvin, and Clarence.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, July 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. at SS Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church with Rev. Mathew Simonar officiating. Burial will take place in Queen of Peace Cemetery.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday at the Bradley Funeral Home.