Darlene A. Shaudvitis
Darlene A. Shaudvitis of Fond du Lac passed away,
peacefully, on July 3, 2019 at Hospice Home of Hope. Darlene was born July 6,
1934, the daughter of Harold and Doris Wrucke Johnson. She married Leonard
Shaudvitis on September 27, 1952 in Marshaltown, Iowa. Leonard preceded her in
death on April 19, 2001.
Darlene worked mostly as a homemaker and mother. She also
did daycare for friends and family.
Darlene enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, gardening, fishing,
snowmobiling, playing cards with her sisters and an occasional trip to the
casino. Above all, Darlene enjoyed and cherished her family. She felt so
blessed to have such a great family but it was the family that was so blessed
to have her in their lives.
Survivors include: daughter Diane (Paul) Shafer of Amery,
WI, and sons Rick (Jodi) Shaudvitis and Lonnie Shaudvitis both of Fond du Lac.
Grandchildren: Jennifer (Scott) Kreisler, Michelle (Will) Frederick, Brenda
(Rob) Johnson, Sarah (Shane) Tischer and Heather (Tim) Russo, Josh (Cassie)
Shaudvitis, Jamie Shaudvitis and Jesse Shaudvitis. Great grandchildren: Ashley,
Austin, Lauryn, Lane, Brandon, Brianna, Hallie, Mike, Cassie, Kenzie, Myka,
Logan, Jayce and Nevaeh and great great grandchild, Layla.
Darlene is also survived by two sisters, Fern Krief of Campbellsport
and Evelyn DeSchmidt of West Bend, one brother, George (Dorothy) Johnson of
Sebring, FL and sister-in-law, Laverne Johnson of Grafton.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard, her
parents, sisters Mildred Krief, Lois Straub, and Faye Wallenfeltz and brothers
Norman Johnson and Donald Johnson.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hospice Home of
Hope for the loving care and support given to our mother.
Cremation has taken place. Out of respect for Darlene’s
wishes, there will be no services.
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