Preisler, Scott A.

Scott A. Preisler, age 49, of Sheboygan, WI, formerly of Fredonia, WI, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at his home due to medical complications of diabetes.

He was born on April 13, 1969; son of Harold C. “Harry” and Cecilia “Cece” Schmit Preisler in Milwaukee, WI. Scott grew up on Milwaukee Street in Fredonia, attending St. Rose of Lima parochial school and graduating from Ozaukee High School, class of 1988. For over 27 years, Scott worked for Kohler Company, in the Casting/Finishing Department. He has been a member of the United Auto Workers Local 833.

Scott was a hard working guy who loved his kids and family. In his spare time, Scott enjoyed hiking with his children and his dogs, especially for morel mushrooms. He had been an avid hunter, fisherman, snowmobiler and Harley rider.

He is survived by his daughter Ashley (Duncan Freiburger) Preisler and son Mitchell Preisler, both of Fredonia; his sister Ann Preisler, two brothers John (Cindy) Preisler and David (Lori) Preisler and former spouse Brenda Preisler, all of Fredonia. He is further survived by nieces and nephews Miranda and Ross Hurley, Jake and Heather Saltzmann, Jensen, Payton and Jordan Hurley, Chase and Josie Spielvogel, Stacy (Tim) Huegerich, Julie, Brian (Kristin), Sean (Emily), Matt and Amber Preisler, other relatives and friends.

Scott is preceded in death by his parents and his infant brother Michael.

A Catholic Communion Service will be held for Scott at 11:30AM Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Divine Savior Parish-St. Rose Church, 305 Fredonia Avenue, Fredonia, WI. Family will receive relatives and friends from 9-11:15AM Saturday AT CHURCH prior to the service. Interment St. Rose Cemetery, Fredonia.

Memorials appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at 262/284-4431 or


Federspiel, Carl J.

Carl J. Federspiel, age 92, of Lakeview Avenue, Port Washington, WI passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton, WI.

He was born on October 6, 1926 in Port Washington, WI; son of John and Oliva Ackermann Federspiel. Carl attended St. Mary’s parochial school. He helped at his family hardware store on Franklin Street - Huettmann/Federspiel Hardware, started by his father and his uncle. From 1944 to 1946, Carl was a Private serving in the United States Army during World War II in the 25th Division, 3rd Regiment. Upon his return home, Carl finished high school and graduated with the class of 1947.

On August 23, 1952, Carl married Loretta Feider of Port Washington at St. Mary’s Church in Port Washington. For many years they raised their family on North Wisconsin Street, moving to Lakeview Avenue in 2004.

In 1953, Carl became a partner in the hardware store with his brother George and his sister Margaret as secretary. They continued to operate it until 1989.

Carl was a long standing member of the Van Ells-Schanen American Legion Post 82. He participated in the Honor Flight in 2009 and was inducted to the Port Washington High School Wall of Honor in 2018. He had been an active volunteer with the Port Washington Recreation Department and a City of Port Washington alderman in the 1970’s. He enjoyed time spent at the Port Washington Senior Center and their Green Felt Club. He enjoyed woodworking, photography and gardening. He was a member of the Port Washington Garden Club and recognized for his garden in the past. Carl had been a member of the Catholic Knights for over 75 years; 49 years as a representative of Branch 31.

He is survived by his wife Loretta, his children Patrice (Keanu Bruner) Federspiel of Honolulu, Mary Beth (Tom Brunka) Federspiel of Port Washington, Robert (Tammy) Federspiel of Random Lake, Paul Federspiel of West Bend and David (Michelle) Federspiel of Waldo; 10 grandchildren Jason (Kerry) Mueller, Mandy (Justin) Pupp, John, Christopher, Isaac (Stevie Steiro), Anastassia, Samantha, Melinda, Emily and Olivia Federspiel; 7 great-grandchildren Victoria, Lincoln, Trystin, Jackson, Riley, Taylor and King. He is further survived by sister-in-law Mary Federspiel of Port Washington and brothers-in-law Edward (Audrey) Feider of Sheboygan, Clarence (the late Nina) Feider of Lakeland, FL and LeRoy (the late Lilliana) Feider of Castle Rock, CO, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Carl is preceded in death by his son Richard, his sisters Rita and Margaret Federspiel and his brothers George and his wife Angie, Wilfred (Brother Conrad CP), Joseph and Norbert and his wife Hiltrude.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 6PM Thursday, February 28, 2019 at St. John XXIII Parish-St. Peter of Alcantara Church, 1800 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Reverend Patrick Wendt will be the celebrant. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery in Port Washington. Visitation will take place from 4-5:45PM Thursday prior to Mass AT CHURCH. Military honors to follow mass at church.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.


Larson, Roger A.

Roger A. Larson, age 65, of Grafton, WI passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Azura Memory Care in Clinton, WI where he had recently resided.

He was born on March 16, 1953 in Crookston, MN to Victor and Shirley Brag Larson. In the late 1960’s, the family moved to Fredonia where Roger attended Ozaukee High School. He always enjoyed music and had a knack for electronics. He took a job at Sprague Electric in Grafton. There he met Linda Wegner of Grafton. They married on November 27, 1976. For many years, he called Saukville area his home.

Roger could play guitar by ear and enjoyed repairing almost anything electronic. He had worked at numerous repair shops in the Milwaukee and surrounding area. By night he ran the sound board for many bands such as the Eddie Butts Band and others. He shared the story of the most fun he had was working as a guitar and sound technician at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas.

Talking politics with Roger could get him going and he still kept his love of his childhood home team, the Minnesota Vikings.

He is survived by his wife Linda, His children Justin Larson of Cedar Grove and Shani (Brian) Guokas of Port Washington, also Tina (Ken) Katzer of Cape Coral, FL, Vicky Kratz-Matous of Hawaii. 3 grandchildren Alexander, Emmalynn and Madelyne Larson; 2 sisters Karen (Steve) Buss of Sun Prairie and Cindy (Tony) Blazek of Lodi and step sister Misti (Pat) Depies of Random Lake, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Roger is preceded by his parents Victor and Shirley Larson, his step-mom Cheryl Larson, 2 brothers David and Virgil Larson and his infant granddaughter Shirley Larson.

Family will receive relatives and friends to remember and celebrate Roger’s life on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1-3PM at the POOLE FUNERL HOME/Crematory, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI.

Memorials to the Ozaukee County Office on Aging, 121 W. Main Street, Port Washington, WI 53074 appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.


Underhill, Pauline M.

Pauline M. Underhill, 74, died February 19, 2019 at her West Bend, WI residence.

She was born May 12, 1944 in Sheboygan, WI to Norbert and Mary Felix Heiting. The family moved to Port Washington, WI when she was a child, where she attended local schools. While working at Globe Union Battery Plant in Milwaukee, WI she met Donald Underhill. They were married on December 21, 1974.

She worked various jobs before becoming the Director of Christian Formation at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Cedarburg, WI. The couple lived in Cedarburg, WI and Port Washington, WI before retiring to Rhinelander, WI in 2000. Her husband Donald preceded her in death June 28, 2013.

Pauline was kind and thoughtful, helped out whenever she could, and after retiring served as a chaplain at the Rhinelander hospital. Pauline loved being “up North” and enjoyed nature, playing golf and biking. In late 2018 she moved to West Bend to be closer to family.

She is survived by her daughter Teresa (Kurt) Hanson of Portland, OR, her granddaughter Emily and her siblings John (JoAnne) Heiting of Columbia, SC, Mary Ann Cleary of West Bend, WI, Merin Heiting of Hartford, WI, Gerard Heiting of Milwaukee, WI and Marilyn (Dennis) Duffy of Elkhart Lake, WI. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The Reverend Pat Heppe will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30AM, Monday, February 25, 2019 at Holy Angels Church, 138 N. 8th Ave., West Bend, WI 53095. Visitation from 9:30-11:30AM Monday prior to the service at church. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington, WI.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.