2013-01-17 / Obituaries

Magnus Unser, 88, of Muskego, Wis.


Magnus Unser Magnus Unser Magnus Unser, 88, of Muskego, Wis., formerly of Strasburg and Linton, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in Waukesha, Wis.

Magnus was born on May 14, 1924, in Strasburg, the son of Casper and Josephine (Baumgartner) Unser.

He was raised on a farm west of Strasburg with his 12 brothers and sisters.

Magnus married Tillie Jahner in 1945, together they had nine children. Magnus was a farmer until moving into Linton in 1963 where he worked in construction and then he was a butcher for Schmaltz Meats.

He moved his family to Milwaukee in 1974 where he worked for Briggs and Stratton until his retirement after 16 years of service.

He enjoyed playing cards, bowling, shopping, dart ball andlater,takingcareofhiswife.

Magnus is survived by his wife, Tillie, Muskego; three sons and a daughter-in-law, Magnus Jr. “Max” Unser, Waterford, Wis., Ed Unser and special friend Terse, Cleveland, Wis. and Frank and Beth Unser, Watertown, Wis.; four daughters and sonin law, Darlene Bohmann and special friend, Ron, Greendale, Wis., Evelyn Kelsch, Kennewick, Wash., Kathy and Dennis Scrima, Eagle, Wis., and Terri and Harry Miels, Sussex, Wis.

He was a loving grandpa to Shawn, Shane, Danelle (Joey), Darren, Scott, Carlos, Josh (Tammy), Matthew,Amanda, Kristen, Kelli, Michael and David; great- grandpa to Alina, Stella and Ferrah.

He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Leo and Kenegunda Unser, Napoleon.

Magnus was preceded in death by his parents and his daughters, Delores and Linda, and 11 siblings.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Strasburg, with Fr. Jason Signalness offi ciating. Kellie Wikenheiser was the musician. Congregational hymns were “On Eagles’ Wings,” “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art.” Mass servers were Taylor Reis and Luke Huber. Gift bearers were the grandchildren.

Burial was in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Strasburg.

Please visit www.myersfh.com to sign the online guestbook and share memories of Magnus with his family.

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