THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Ardith Ardy (Harder) Fleischman, 74, of Oconto Falls, passed away Thursday, July 17 at Shawano Medical Center.
Born in Sheboygan on July 29, 1939, to Harold and Olga (Weber) Harder, she married Paul Fleischman on May 20, 1972 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. She worked at Very Fine Dairy and Mayline in Sheboygan. In 1991, the couple retired and moved to Athelstane where she worked part-time at the Athelstane Town Hall, Nimrods and the Borderline Minimart.
A fun loving person, she enjoyed occasional casino trips, playing cards and bingo with friends and was a shopping fanatic, who always bought in threes.
She is survived by a son, Kevin (Catherine) Erdmann, of Gillett; a stepson, Greg Fleischman; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Jacqueline (Gilbert) Keyes and Kathryn Reif; numerous nieces; nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul; her stepfather, Edwin O. Wilke; a grandson, Matt and a great-grandchild, Angel.
Visitation was held at 9 a.m. until time of a funeral service at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, July 21 at Messar Roubal Funeral Home in Wausaukee. Pastor Jon Christensen officiated with interment in Forest Home Cemetery, Athelstane.