John W. Tews, of Antigo, died Sunday, June 14, 2015 at his home under the care of his family and LeRoyer Hospice. He was 60 years old. He was born on March 9, 1955 in Antigo, a son of the late Walter and Jeanette (Reinke) Tews. He married his high school sweetheart, Sue Bostwick on October 25, 1975 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Polar.
John graduated from Antigo High School in 1973 and worked for Lamers Bus Lines for 30 years.
He was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church.
John loved motorcycle trips on his Goldwing. He enjoyed spending time with his family and spoiling his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Sue, survivors include two sons, Michael (Alice Westphal) Tews of Lisbon and Nicholas (Sabrina) Tews of Antigo; two daughters, Kristen (Brad) Slusar of Pewaukee and Kimberly (Daniel Ruscoe) Tews of Portland, OR; four grandchildren, Sawyer and Jeanette Tews, Riley and Ethan Tews; a brother, Rev. Tom (Pat) Tews of Crystal Lake, IL; four sisters, Sybil Tews of Milwaukee, Linda (Tom) Hackbarth of Antigo, Evonne (Gary) Devore of Antigo and Jean (Jeff) Stadelman of Williamsville, NY; his father and mother-in-law, Raymond and Grace Bostwick of Lily. He is also survived by sisters and brothers-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister-in-law; three brothers-in-law; nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Polar with Rev. Donald Engebretson officiating. Burial will take place in St. Peter Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home and Thursday at the church from 9 to 10 a.m.