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Ervin H. VandermauseNovember 17, 1922 ~ May 7, 2017 (age 94)
Ervin H. Vandermause, 94, Luxemburg. Loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully on May 7, 2017. Ervin was born November 17, 1922 to the late August and Ida (Depas) Vandermause in Rosiere, Wisconsin. He graduated from Green Bay East High School in 1939.
Ervin married Shirley Joniaux on July 10, 1946 at St. Odile's Catholic Church in Thiry Daems. Together they farmed in Casco and raised 7 children. Ervin also worked at Kewaunee Engineering and eventually National Can Co. in Green Bay, retiring in 1984 as head mechanic. His hobbies included wood working, "Mr. Fix It", farming, gardening and enjoying his family, not to mention his love for the Green Bay Packers. Ervin was a very religious man, a lifetime parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Casco.
Ervin is survived by his wife of almost 71 years, Shirley. Daughter, Christine (Ywain) Waldow; grandson, Scott (Dawn) Waldow; great-grandchildren Ethan and Emily; and granddaughter, Tammy (Bill) Bredael. Daughter, Kathy (Dennis) Spitzer; grandson, Jamie (Kelli) Spitzer; great-granddaughters, Alli and Chloie; granddaughter, Andrea (Jason Patza), great-granddaughter Natalie, great-grandson Jacob; granddaughter Sarah (Jason Bovee); great-grandsons, Roman and Blake; great-granddaughters Isla and Esme. Daughter, Marci (Dan) Seiler; granddaughter, Lori Seiler; granddaughter Jacki (Josh Levitas); great-grandchildren, Lilly Levitas and Daven Levitas, grandson, Steven Seiler (Cherity); great-grandson, Dylan Seiler. Son, Chuck (Jane Kustka) Vandermause; granddaughter Robin (Steve) Frei; great-grandchildren, Ellie, Gwen and Tommy Frei; grandson, Matthew (Jessica); great-grandchildren, Isabella, Leo, Claira, Henry and Charlie; grandson, William (Angela); great-grandchildren, Emma, Inara and Elias. Daughter, Cindy (Rick) Wautlet; grandson, Jesse (Christy) Wautlet; great-grandson, Dominick; great-granddaughters Annabelle and Abiliene; granddaughter, Krista (Jacob Kinnard); great-grandson Jayce; great-granddaughters, Olivia and Lucy; granddaughter Melissa (Justin Parkos); great-granddaughter, Ella; great-grandson, Jude; grandson, Craig (Sammie) Wautlet, great-grandsons, Devon and Dalton; great-granddaughter, Lillian. Son, Tom Vandermause; granddaughter Mary (John) Fisher; great-granddaughter, Alicia; grandson, Paul Triviski; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Martina and Elle; grandson, Will Triviski; great-grandchildren, Maddy, Sierra, and Ava; granddaughter, Theresa (Bernie) Jacobson; great-granddaughter, Katlyn. Daughter, Pat (Perry) Dalebroux; grandchildren, Megan (Mike Spoon) and Lauren (Logan Brusky). Ervin is also survived by his sisters, Erna (Wallace) Vandenhouten and Joan Sacotte; brother-in-law, Laurel (Sandy) Joniaux; sisters-in-law, Annette Joniaux and Jody (Larry) Vandertie; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Ervin is preceded in death by his parents, August and Ida Vandermause, in-laws, Edward and Blanche Joniaux; daughter-in-law, Maria Vandermause; brothers and sisters, Ethel (Norman) Wautier, Orville (Flo) Vandermause, Richard (Gloria) Vandermause, Pearl (Melvin) DeJardin; brothers-in-law, Ron Joniaux, Ken Landwehr, Francis Sacotte, Ray (Fern) Bouche; grandchildren, Nicholas Vandermause and Jonathan Wautlet; and great-granddaughter, Madison Frei.
Visitation will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Luxemburg on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 9:30-10:45 AM. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM with Fr. Milton Suess officiating. Burial will then take place at Holy Trinity Cemetery, Casco. Wiesner & Massart Funeral Homes is assisting the family. Online condolences may be shared at here. No flowers PLEASE!
Thank you to Autumn Fields and staff, and the Aurora Hospice Nurses for the wonderful care and support.