Jack J. Schlotthauer, 78
Jack J. Schlotthauer, 78 of Eland, died on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at Ascension Saint Clare’s Hospital, Weston.
Jack was born on August 18, 1941, in Milwaukee, the son of Jacob and Emma (Larose) Schlotthauer.
Jack was a United States Army Veteran serving from 1959-1965. He served in Korea, France and the United States as a Military Policeman. He was a member of the Darling Gunderson American Legion Post #341, Birnamwood.
On October 22, 1978, Jack was united in marriage to Sharon Hensler in Watertown, WI.
Jack was a Union carpenter for over 30 years, working on many projects in the area. In retirement, Jack kept busy and enjoyed boating, photography, fishing and hunting. He loved to read, model airplanes, drones and music. Jack was active in the 4-H and enjoyed his garden and hobby farm. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, especially sharing God’s word with them. Jack always faced his life challenges with an uncanny sense of humor and will be missed by many.
Jack is survived by his wife; Sharon, two daughters, Deanna Eckardt of Weston and Kelly (Rick) Miller of Turnerville, WY; four grandchildren, Stephanie Rampart, Brittany Sheehan, and Shannon and Dustin Miller; three great-grandchildren, Roman Rampart, Chaystyn Miller, and Tanner Clark; “so called adopted” sons, Michael Roma and Tim Harmon; and special friend, Lloyd Pingel.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Jacqueline Sheehan; and two brothers, Steve and Tom Schlotthauer.
A celebration of Jack’s life will be held at a later date.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.