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Charles H. Woerishofer
Charles H. Woerishofer, 76, of Crivitz passed away on Tuesday, March 26 at New Care Nursing Home.
Born in Milwaukee on Jan. 30, 1937 to the late Chester A. and Cathryn (Berthold) Woerishofer, he served in the United States Navy from 1954 to 1958.
His life long career was continuing a family tradition in baking as a baker. He was also an avid golfer, loved the Green Bay Packers and was an active member of his church and the Men's Christ Care Group. He retired in 1998, then moved to Crivitz to enjoy his retirement years. He married Catherine L. Zachow on June 28, 1958 at St. Thomas Aquianas Church, Milwaukee and they started their life together in Milwaukee and later moved to Kaukauna before retiring to Crivitz.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Catherine; five children, Charles Z. Woerishofer of Little Chute, Bridget Bowers and John (Peggy) Woerishofer and BillieJo (Scott) Hartjes, all of Kaukauna and Chester (Sara) Woerishofer of Combined Locks; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Chester (Betty) Woerishofer of Slinger; a sister, Charlene (Tom) Brandenberg-Bluma of Brookfield; two sisters-in-law, Dorothea (Don) Syriac of Bartlet, Tenn. and Judy Johannsen of Milwaukee; a brother-in-law, Michael (Sarah) Zachow of Cedar Springs, Mi.; a son-in-law, Dennis Bowers of Kaukauna and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends including his fishing buddy, Norm Walker.
Family and friends may call Sunday, April 7 from 1 p.m. until time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. at Beaver American Lutheran Church, N4557 19th Rd., Beaver with Pastor Chad Anderson officiating. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established.
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