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Arthur Robert SCHUH

August 29, 1928 ~ August 7, 2019 (age 90)
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Arthur R. Schuh of Genesee township died peacefully at Season’s Hospice on Wednesday, August 7th.   Art was born in Waukesha, WI to Arthur and Irene (Gallagher) Schuh on August 29, 1928. 

He graduated from Waukesha High School in 1946 and immediately entered the US Navy.  He served for 2 years and is recognized as a WWII veteran. Following his military service, he returned to Waukesha and entered Marquette University where he earned his Electrical Engineering degree.  After college he was employed by Wisconsin Electric Power Co. where he then worked for 41 years.  During those years he held many positions, primarily in management and retired in 1993 as Manager of Startup Engineering.  He was active in Professional Engineering activities and was registered as a professional engineer in both WI and MI.  He was an active member of St. Paul’s Catholic Parish in Genesee and served on the parish council and was a trustee.


In 1954 he married M. Patricia Kuranz of Waukesha and they had 3 children.  He and Pat belonged to many social groups and enjoyed playing cards, golf and dancing together.  Art was an avid golfer, playing to a 6 handicap and belonged to various leagues. He particularly enjoyed his annual trek to Door County with the family and the golf “tournament” with his children.


Art is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Patricia; his children, Tim (Linda) Schuh and Mary Heldorfer; his six grandchildren, Josh, Sierra and Erika Schuh and Grant, Silvia and Evie Heldorfer; his sister Marilyn Kelly; many nieces, nephews and friends.


He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Arthur, Jr.; son-in-law, Jeff Heldorfer; sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Carl Dirnbauer; brother, Rod (Fran) Schuh and several nephews and in-laws.


A funeral Mass will be held for Art on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:00AM at 

St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2400 WI-59, Waukesha, WI 53189.  

The family will receive guests on Saturday morning from 9:00AM until the time of the mass at the CHURCH.  


Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie/Genesee is honored to be assisting the family.

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