Roger Earl Schuh, 75, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Eau Claire.
Roger was born on July 14, 1941, in Owen, the son of Anthony and Geraldine (Shelley) Schuh. He attended and graduated from Colby High School in 1959, and later graduated from Juneau County Teachers College in 1971, and UW-Stevens Point in 1973. He taught sixth grade in the Mondovi School District from 1973 to 1996. He coached basketball and football for many years and was a member of the Wisconsin Basketball Association.
Roger served in the U.S. Army from 1962 to 1969, and also in the reserves from 1969 to 1986. Roger played in the U.S. Army Band during his active years.
Roger married Barbara Underwood on Nov. 27, 1963, in Wausau. She preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2013.
Roger was a member of the Mondovi American Legion and was the 10th District Chaplain, State of Wisconsin Oritorcal Chairman as well as the Sons of the American Legion. He was also a very proud member of the Brothertown Indian Nation, the 40 et 8 club, Vietnam Veterans of Wisconsin, Am Vets, and was the receipent of the Mondovi Citizen of the Year Award in 2002. Roger enjoyed teaching kids, coaching and singing.
Roger is survived by his four daughters, Michelle (Glen) Miller of Mondovi, Rhonda (Daniel) Tollefson of Eleva, Pamela (David) Gray of Gilmanton, Brenda Accola of Mondovi; six grandchildren, Amber, Stephany and Mariah Miller, Cheyenne (Dylan) Steiner and Madison Gray, and JJ Accola; five great-grandchildren, Zachary, Alanah, Maylinn, Zara and Lizzy; two great-grandchildren on the way; seven siblings, Judy (Lee) Underwood, Richard Schuh, Jean (Tom) Klimowski, Lois (Jim) Asplund, Larry (Patsy) Schuh, Nancy Brown, Tom Schuh; sister-in-law, Judy Underwood; many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Barbara of over 49 years; an infant brother, Jerome.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. at the Talbot Funeral Home, 679 Hehli Way, Mondovi, on Monday, June 12. Rev. Dennis Kuehling officiated. Cremation rites will be accorded and burial will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 15, in the Riverside Cemetery, Mondovi.
Condolences can be sent online at www.talbotfuneralhomes.com.