September 25, 1929 – October 29, 2015
Bennie Emil Schenkoski, age 86 of Gillett, passed away on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at his home. The son of the late Emil & Emlie (Schindel) Schenkoski was born September 25, 1929 in Oconto Falls. He married Florence Schutt on October 9, 1954 in Oconto. He worked for a number of years as a milk truck driver and later at a cheese factory. He spent his remaining years farming in the Town of Gillett. He was a member of St. Johns Riverside Lutheran Church. Besides working on his farm he enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by his wife Florence, 3 sons; Pete (Chris) of Abrams, Allen (Jane) and Gary (Laura) both of Gillett,
Grandchildren: Dana (Doug) Wojcik, Stachia (Ryan) Desterheft , Clarisse (Ross) Klosterman, Jennifer (Phillip) Miller, Luke Schenkoski, Jeremy Schenkoski, Justin (Denae) Schenkoski, Ashley Schenkoski
Step grandchildren: Paige Dillenburg, Taylor Dillenburg, Tara Rasmussen
Great Grandchildren Alexis & Brennin Wojcik; Garrett & Calab Klosterman; Ava, Oliver, Bree and Clark Miller, Aurora Schenkoski and Rykr Schenkoski, one future great granddaughter
1 sister Lena Severson of Gillett, 2 brothers Gust Schenkoski of Suring and Walter (Dolly) Schenkoski of Gillett
He was preceded in death by his son Gaylord Schenkoski, his parents, 3 brothers Rudy, Willie and Edward, 1 sister Tillie Yanke.
Friends may call on Monday from 9 A.M. until 11 A.M. at St. Johns Riverside Lutheran Church
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday at St. Johns Riverside Lutheran Church Rev. James Athey officiating. Burial will be in St. Johns Riverside Lutheran Cemetery
Kuehl Funeral Home (920) 855-2144) of Gillett is serving the family of Bennie Schenkoski