Rodger Schley

Rodger Schley, 54, of Waupun, passed away Friday, August 10th, 2018 at Waupun Memorial Hospital.

Rodger was born September 26, 1963 in Waupun to Oliver and Kathryn Tompkins Schley.  Rodger attended Waupun Schools. After graduation he worked on the family farm and later ran his own farm. He then started his own tree trimming business. On March 14, 2004 he married Debbie Pinkerton. He enjoyed being an arborist.  He loved to plant, trim and take care of trees. He loved nature, farming, music, and writing his own stories.

Rodger is survived by his wife, Debbie Schley of Waupun; a son, Jacob Schreiber of Fox Lake; six sisters: Diane Schley of Michigan, Janice Schley of Oregon, Karen (Bob) Mielcarek of Madison, Lenette (Joe) Thompson of Madison, Ellen Schley of Texas, and Joanne (Dale) Knoll of Fox Lake; two brothers: Carlton Schley of Fox Lake and Craig (Rachel) Schley of Madison; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Carolyn Schley; and nephew, C.J. Schley.

Memorial services for Rodger Schley will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 5 p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun.  Friends and relatives may call on the family on Tuesday at the funeral home from 3 p.m. until the time of service.

Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving the family.  Please visit our website at for further information and to send condolences.