George E. "Butch" Schenk, of White Lake, died Sunday, March 12, 2023, at Rosalia Gardens Assisted Living. He was 85 years old. He was born on February 20, 1938, in White Lake, a son of Fred and Mabel (Andrews) Schenk. He married Dorothy Richson on July 6, 1963, in Cedarburg.
He graduated from White Lake High School, with the class of 1956.
George served in the United States Navy from 1959 to 1963. He was employed at American Can Company in Milwaukee and returned to White Lake following his retirement.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; four children, Christine (Reuben) Fischer of Catawba, Pamela Gall of Port Washington, Robert (Cheryl) Schenk of White Lake, and Fred (Joy) Schenk of Jacksonville, FL; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and his bulldog, Buttons.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter Carol Schenk; four brothers; and two sisters.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at 3 p.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Wes Jedras officiating. Visitation will be Saturday at the funeral home from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Military Honors will be held at the funeral home immediately following the service.
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Antigo, WI 54409
Antigo, WI 54409
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Uncle Butch will forever be in our hearts.Patriotic Florist’s Choice was purchased for the family of George "Butch" Schenk by Nan and Ric Strennen.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! May beautiful memories sustain you all in the days to come! Love and blessings,Tropical Dish Garden with Fresh Flowers was purchased for the family of George "Butch" Schenk by The McDonald family.
With our deepest sympathyHank, Kim and Hannah BeyerBev and Dick BeyerPatriotic Florist’s Choice was purchased for the family of George "Butch" Schenk by Anonymous.
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Fred, Joy and the Schenk family. Our warmest condolences. Thoughts and prayers for strength and comfort during this difficult time.Patriotic Florist’s Choice was purchased for the family of George "Butch" Schenk by Ronnie and Linda Alexander. A tree was also planted in memory of George "Butch" Schenk
Our deepest condolences Dorothy, Butch was a fine man and friend he will be missed😥🙏🙏 Tom and Debbie Elst
All our love and prayers to the Schenk Family.Warm Thoughts was purchased for the family of George "Butch" Schenk by Becky Thacker & Paul Casey (Friends from FL and VA.
Fred and Family, we're very sorry for the loss of your Father. Mr. Schenk was a bad ass! I'll never forget when he saved me from the Cedarburg PD.Memorial Tree was purchased for the family of George "Butch" Schenk by The (Kirk) Radtke Family.
We became acquainted with George and Dorothy in S. Texas and became good friends. Shared many breakfasts together. George was one of the good guys. Rest in Peace dear friend. Love to Dorothy.