Lou Ann Schaetzka

Lou Ann Schaetzka

Lou Ann Schaetzka

Lou Ann Schaetzka passed away on September 9, 2022. She was 86.

Lou Ann was born on September 8, 1936, to Louise and George Colby, in their home, in Adams County. She was the youngest child of 12 children. Lou Ann married Robert Schaetzka on May 22, 1954, and raised 5 children. She spent time with family and friends whenever possible. She was a great cook and baker feeding family during holidays and Sunday dinners. She would decorate cakes for birthdays and weddings whenever anyone would ask. Through the years she loved to raise her garden growing vegetables & flowers. She loved feeding and watching the birds in her yard and looking up the many species that would come in and out all year long. She enjoyed crocheting & sewing making clothes and blankets that she gave to family & friends. She loved to travel with her husband Robert for many many years sometimes months at a time camping in their motor home seeing America. Lou worked alongside Robert in their pulp cutting business, Schaetzka Trucking, for many years.

Lou Ann is preceded in death by her parents, Louise and George, her 11 siblings, husband Robert and daughter, LaNita.

She is survived by her 3 sons: Terry Schaetzka (Carol) of Adams, Tim Schaetzka (Sue) of Oxford, Ricky Schaetzka (Sandy) of Oxford, and daughter LuJean Mason of Union Grove, WI. Lou is also survived by her grandchildren: Shawn Schaetzka (Shannon), Heather Schaetzka, Robert Schaetzka (Lori), Angela Schaetzka, Sara Schaetzka, Teresa Schaetzka, Justin Schaetzka, Kyle Schaetzka, Lydia Mason, Carly Mason & Emily Mason; great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild, along with extended family and friends.

Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Interment will be at the Easton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to go to charities in Lou Ann’s name such as the Adams County Humane Society, Adams County Food Bank, and New Chester Fire Department.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit www.roseberrys.com for online condolences and further information.

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  1. jeffrey rhinehart says:

    Thoughts an prayers to all the family thinking of all of you

  2. Hans & Dorothy (Reichhoff) Menck says:

    So sorry to all of Lou Ann’s family & friends. Rest in peace dear friend. You will be missed. Hans & Dorothy (Reichhoff) Menck

  3. Harold or Lois Babcock says:

    Terry and Families. So sorry to hear of your Mothers passing.

  4. Alan and Tammy Babcock says:

    So sorry for the Schaetzka family and the loss of a beautiful woman.

  5. Christine A wollyung says:

    My condolences to the family! Lou Ann made the cake for my first wedding. Rest in paradise!!

  6. Irene Jameson says:

    My condolences for the family and people who loved her. May she rest in peace and unite with her loved ones.

  7. Sue and Randy Anderson says:

    Our deepest sympathy to the Schaetzka Family.

  8. Chuck and Barb (Larson) Dehmlow says:

    To the Schaetzka family, you are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Hugs to you. Sincere condolences and sympathy being sent your way.

  9. Lori (Chilewski) Bartram & Family says:

    Thinking of all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  10. Dean and Donna Kirsenlohr says:

    Terry and family, sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Prayers

  11. Jim n Chris Langer says:

    Aunt Lou Ann rest easy now. I picture you traveling the world w Uncle Bob. Always enjoyed our chats, especially glad we had time together before you left us.
    Terry, Tim, Jean, Rick and family, our heart goes out to you.

  12. Carla Geissler Lavallee says:

    My favorite birthday memories involved Lou Ann’s cakes. I’m sure she is happy to be reunited with Bob, but my heart goes out to our extended family. ❤️ I loved to visit with her and still have my graduation gift that she made.

  13. Lennard A. Wilson says:

    Dear Rick and Sandy, Terry. Tim, LuJean,and Schaetzka Families,
    So very sorry to hear about Lou Ann passing away and want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this difficult time in your life.
    May God Comfort and Strengthen you and keep you in His Love and Tender Mercies.

  14. Tim and Sandi Barthel says:

    So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed visiting with LuAnn whenever our paths crossed. She always had that happy smile.

  15. Howie and Diane VanBeek says:

    Terry and Carol, Tim and Sue sorry for your families loss. May you find peace in your memories of her.
    God Bless you all at this time.

  16. Shelly Cole says:

    Rest easy sweet lady it was an honor to care for you

  17. Beverly Warner says:

    Soory for you loss. Lou Ann is now with the angels in heaven and those she loved that went before her. Rest in eternal peace

  18. Pat Pietrzak says:

    Terry, Carol and the Schaetzka family, so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Hugs to all.

  19. Teresa ott says:

    So sorry for your loss ! She has always been family

  20. Roz Goodhue says:

    So sorry for you loss, prayers being sent for the family.

  21. Bonnie & Leo Lynch says:

    Terry, Tim, LuJean, Rick and families,
    We are so sorry for your loss! We will miss your mom very much. She was always so kind and sweet to me. I will remember her for her beautiful smile and that she always gave the best hugs. I could tell how much she loved her family and I always enjoyed visiting with her. RIP Aunt Lou Ann.

  22. Larry & Evelyn J Johnston says:

    To the Schaetzs’ Families,
    Am so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort & healing.

  23. Julie and Bob Goodhue says:

    We extend our sympathy to Lou Ann’s family at this sad time. Thinking of you all.

  24. Catherine A Grabarski says:

    Sorry for your loss, Lou Ann was a very nice lady, I enjoyed visiting with her.

  25. Jodi Helgeson and Jim Grabarski says:

    Always enjoyed visiting with her. My sympathy to you all

  26. Bernie Soley Roggenbauer says:

    Tim, Sue and Family,

    Sending my condolences. May your memories wrap around your heart and give you peace and comfort.

  27. Linda Waldo says:

    So sorry for your loss Terry

  28. Peg Lecy says:

    So very sorry on your loss.

  29. Lacey Theisen says:

    So sorry for your loss aunt lue Ann was very nice and sweet aunt she was so happy to see me, we will be missed 😢 R.i .p aunt lue Ann

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