After suffering complications from a courageous battle with cancer, Phillip Adomavich, age 56, of Fond du Lac was born to eternal peace at St. Agnes Hospital in Fond du Lac on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 surrounded by family and friends.
Born in Augsburg, Germany on July 30, 1951 Phillip was a son of Frank and Gerda (Paulett) Adomavich.
He immigrated with his family to Wisconsin in 1952 and soon after moved to Sheboygan.
He attended Lincoln School, Urban Middle School and graduated from South High School.
In June of 1977 he was united in marriage to Donna Knebel. On September 29, 2001 he was united in marriage to Cheryl Silverman in Sheboygan.
For 25 years Phillip worked as a correctional officer for the Kettle Moraine Correctional Institution retiring in July of 2005. In his retirement he worked part time for Haentze Floral in Fond du Lac delivering flowers. He truly felt this to be his dream retirement job and his family would like to especially thank Haentze Floral for giving him this opportunity to be a part of their business, he thoroughly enjoyed what he did and each and every person he worked with.
Phillip had many interests, including his love of fishing, hunting, golfing, the outdoors, traveling, film, music and hot summer days. He was a true sports fan and a devoted Green Bay Packer fan. Phillip was a man full of life and shared his passion for it with his loved ones and dear friends.
Phillip was a member of the Eagles Club of Fond du Lac and the Moose Lodge of Sheboygan.
Phillip is survived by his wife, Cheryl, who loved him more dearly than anyone or anything and said the sun rose and set in his eyes, they shared an incredible bond that will transcend through the times. He is further survived by his children Carrie Adomavich and Ryan Adomavich, both of Milwaukee and their mother, Donna Adomavich of Fond du Lac; his mother, Gerda Adomavich of Sheboygan; three brothers, Victor (Cathy) Adomavich of Appleton, David Adomavich of Tempe, Arizona and Frank Adomavich of Sheboygan; a sister, Rosie (Peter) Butzen of Sheboygan; his nieces and nephews, Matthew and Jamie Niermeyer of Waunakee, James and Tricia Kessell of Elmhurst, Ill., Thomas and Melissa Adomavich of Menomonee Falls, Melissa Butzen, Amy Adomavich, Amber Adomavich, Michelle Adomavich, Kelsey Adomavich and Justin Adomavich, all of Sheboygan, and David and Kelly Marthenze of Plymouth; eleven great nieces and nephews. He is further survived by his mother and father-in- law, Leonard and Patricia Silverman of Wausau and a brother-in- law, Dr. Steve (Barb) Silverman of Wausau.
He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Adomavich.
A funeral service for Phillip will be held 12 Noon Saturday, March 1 at the Novak-Ramm-Ziegler Funeral Home with Rev. Glenn Powers officiating. Burial will follow in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
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Cheryl, I think of you guys soooo much, I loved Phil as my own brother and I'll never forget how much he loved you and you him. Send me a note firstname.lastname@example.org when you can. Love you both, Grace -
Grace Carroll Added: Jan. 21, 2012