|Birth: ||Aug. 1, 1946|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 2012|
Allen J. Escher, 66, of New Holstein, died unexpectedly Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at the Calumet Medical Center in Chilton.
He was born to the late Clarence and Helen (Baer) Escher on Aug. 1, 1946, on the family homestead in the Town of New Holstein, which he and his wife currently lived at.
Allen graduated from New Holstein High School in 1964. On Dec. 20, 1969, he married Linda Lehmann at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth.
He farmed on the family farm for many years; in addition he worked at Johnsonville Sausage until retiring in 2011.
Allen loved to ride his bike, work in his flower beds, taking care of the yard, and feeding and watching the birds. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Linda; his six children, Bradley (Dana) Escher of Chilton; Amy (Chuck) Giesen of Kimberly; Christopher Escher (fiancee, Deb Payne) of Las Vegas, NV; Sarah (Troy) Burmeister of Galesville, WI; Joshua (fiancee, Sara Curran) of Menasha, WI; and Eric (special friend, Whitney Wilkinson) of Stevens Point; his grandchildren, Alyshia and Brittany Giesen, and Ethan and Alexander Burmeister; two brothers, Fred (Dot) Escher of Sun Prairie;and Ronald Escher of New Holstein; two sisters, Dorothy (Eugene) Ruh of New Holstein; and Shirley (Dan) Lecher of New Holstein; brothers-in-law, Earl Morgan, Kenneth Schnell, and Charles Wolfgram. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his brother, Roger; his sisters, Helen Morgan, Alice Keyes, Jeanne Wolfgram, Virginia Schnell, Betty Escher, and Marion Schabach; a sister-in-law, Jean Escher; and a brother-in-law, Lester Schabach.
Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at the Sippel Funeral Home, 2618 Altona Avenue, in New Holstein. Burial will be in the Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery in New Holstein.
Holy Rosary Cemetery
Created by: Dale & Corinne Wise
Record added: Oct 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99838520
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