April 12, 1940 - February 11, 2021
Service Date: February 15, 2021
Service Location Piasecki Funeral Home
Funeral services honoring Marlene’s life will be held on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at the Piasecki Funeral Home, 3720 39th Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53144.
Interment will follow in St. George Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Monday, February 15, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until the service at the funeral home. The visitation and service may be viewed via livestream on Monday starting at 11:00 a.m.on the following link facebook.com/PiaseckiFuneralHome/live/ You do not need Facebook to watch.
Due to public health concerns, and in compliance with CDC guidelines, only 50 people will be permitted to enter the funeral home at one time. For safety of our guests, you may be asked to wait outside. Social distancing will be maintained and those in attendance are required to wear a face covering. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time.
Marlene Schackmuth, age 80, passed away at Hospice Alliance/Hospice House on February 11, 2021.
Born on April 12, 1940 in Kenosha, WI, then baptized in the care of her Lord on May 12, 1940 at St. Casimir Catholic Church. She was the daughter of Edward and Genevieve (Rygiel) Kroll.
Marlene was a 1958 graduate of Bradford HS.
On August 13, 1960, Marlene was united in marriage to Eugene A. Schackmuth at St. James Catholic Church. Over the years, she was employed/retired from the Kenosha Unified School District at Harvey Elementary. She was part of the landscaping crew for Six Flags Great America. Additionally, she performed secretarial work for Hawkeye Turkey Farm. She was a long-time resident of Pleasant Prairie.
She enjoyed spoiling her wonderful grandchildren, reading, gardening/landscaping, watching sports-especially the Packers, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her brunch bunch (you know who you are). She was a member of Girl Scouts of America and St. James Catholic Church.
Marlene will be dearly missed by her children: Ruth Anne (Richard) Milstead of Atlantic Beach, FL, Paul T. (Carmen) Schackmuth of Cottage Grove, MN, Adam (Vicki) Schackmuth of Wauwatosa, WI; her grandchildren, Paul E. Schackmuth, Emily Schackmuth, Anna Schackmuth, Tyler Schackmuth, Joshua Milstead, Meaghan Milstead.
Marlene was preceded in death by, daughter Christine Schackmuth (2019), sister JoAnn Paulsen (2011), husband Eugene A. Schackmuth (2006), mother Genevieve Kroll (2002) and father Edward J. Kroll (1992).