Joseph J. Scheradella

Joseph J.
Scheradella, 75, of Waupun, died Thursday, October 9, 2014 at Hospice Home of
Hope in Fond du Lac following a courageous battle of cancer with his family at
his side.


Joe was
born June 27, 1939 in Beaver Dam, the son of Matthew and Margaret Swederski
Scheradella. Joe attended St. Peter’s Catholic Grade School in Beaver Dam and
in 1958 he graduated from Beaver Dam High School. On September 2, 1961 he
married Mary Weyh in Beaver Dam at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Joe was
employed by Wisconsin Division of Corrections, working at Waupun Correctional
Institution in Waupun for 31 years from which he retired. Joe and Mary enjoyed
camping and fishing and being with family.


Joe is
survived by his wife of 53 years, Mary “Judy” Scheradella of Waupun; two
daughters: Debra (Barry) Ter Beest of rural Waupun and Gail (Howie) Minnema of
Fond du Lac; five grandchildren: Bryan (Kendra) Ter Beest, Kyle Ter Beest,
Derek (Anna) Minnema, Tara (Jason) Kieler, and Tasha (Tyler) Tadman; six
great-grandchildren: Brysen and Wyatt Ter Beest, Caleb, Grace, and Evianna
Minnema, and Kaylynn Kieler; two sisters: Ruth (Alfred) Geiger of Columbus and
Dorothy Aldinger of Waterloo; and cousins, nieces, and nephews.


Joe was
preceded in death by his parents; mother and father-in-laws; and a
great-granddaughter, Addysen Ter Beest.


services for Joe Scheradella will be held Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 11
a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Mike Wild officiating.
Inurnment will follow at Highland Memory Gardens in the town of Trenton.
Friends and relatives may call on the family on Wednesday at the funeral home
from 9 a.m. until the time of service.


family wishes to thank Agnesian Hospice for the excellent care that Joe


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