Mondovi - Roger Earl Schuh, age 75, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Eau Claire.
Roger was born on July 14, 1941 in Owen, WI, 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 6th 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 US Army from 1962 to 1969 and also in the reserves from 1969 to 1983. Roger played in the US Army band during his active years.
Roger married Barbara Underwood on November 27, 1963 in Wausau, WI. She preceded him in death on January 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 and Brenda Accola of Mondovi; six grandchildren, Amber, Stephany and Mariah Miller, Cheyenne (Dylan) Steiner and Madison Gray and JJ Accola; 5 great grandchildren, Zachary, Alanah, Maylinn, Zara and Lizzy; 2 great grandchildren on the way; 7 siblings, Judy (Lee) Underwood, Richard Schuh, Jean (Tom) Klimowski, Lois (Jim) Asplund, Larry (Patsy) Schuh, Nancy Brown and Tom Schuh; a sister-in-law, Judy Underwood and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Barbara of over 49 years and a infant brother, Jerome.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family in his memory.
Funeral services will be held at the Talbot Funeral Home, 679 Hehli Way, Mondovi on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 1:00 PM. Rev. Dennis Kuehling will officiate. A visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM and also on Monday from 12:00 PM Noon until the time of services. Cremation rites will be accorded and burial will take place on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Riverside Cemetery in Mondovi.