Lawrence J. Schetter, 98
Lawrence J. Schetter died January 12, 2015 at Eastview Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Antigo. Mr. Schetter, who lived at Bass Lake, was 98.
Mr. Schetter, the son of Clement and Theresa (Wolf) Schetter, was born May 29, 1916 in Mattoon WI. He married Germaine I. (Uelmen) Schetter on June 22, 1944 in Rhinelander.
Mr. Schetter owned and operated garages in Mattoon and Antigo. He was associated with the Ford Motor Company for over 50 years. He was an owner and president of Foreway Motors Ford dealership in Antigo.
After retirement, Mr. Schetter moved to Bass Lake where he operated the Bass Lake Supper Club for ten years.
Mr. Schetter enjoyed golf at the Bass Lake Country Club where he was a member for many years. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Elcho and was a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 662 in Antigo for over fifty years.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Germaine; three sisters, Helena Schetter, Margaret Meagher and Lorraine Pierce; and one brother, Clarence Schetter.
He is survived by a daughter, Mary Jo (Robert) Bergmann of Ames, IA; two grandchildren Mathew Bergmann, West Des Moines, IA and Katherine (Jason) Nemitz, Rosemount, MN; and one great-grandson, Samuel Nemitz, Rosemont, MN. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday January 19, 2015, 11 a.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Charles Hoffmann officiating. Burial will take place in Queen of Peace Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Lawrence can be made to either the Langlade County Humane Society or the Raptor Education Group, Inc., both of Antigo.