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Erwin A. Guse

Obituary for Erwin A. Guse

June 18, 1919 - October 5, 2017
Mayville, Wisconsin | Age 98


Erwin A. 'Erv' Guse, age 98, of Mayville passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Hope Health and Rehabilitation Center in Lomira.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Fr. Tom Biersack presiding. A visitation will take place on Thursday, October 12 from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery in Mayville with Military Honors conducted by the Mayville American Legion Post #69.

Erv was born the son of Paul and Cecelia (Keller) Guse on June 18, 1919 in Kekoskee. He was a member of the graduating class of Mayville High School 1938 and was a veteran of the US Army serving in Japan. He was united in marriage to Isabelle Feucht on August 28, 1943. He had retired from Mayville Die and Tool after spending 40 plus years there as a machinist. Erv was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mayville and also a member of the Mayville American Legion Post #69. Erv had the chance of a lifetime and was able to take part in the Honor Flight honoring America's veterans. In his spare time, Erv was a talented gardener and loved to share his bounty, especially his hot peppers. He enjoyed being out in nature while hunting and fishing. He cherished the time spent with his family and grandchildren. He will be fondly remembered for his nursery rhymes which will be happily carried on from generation to generation.

Erv is survived by his wife of 74 years Isabelle Guse (Feucht) of Mayville. His children- Roger Guse of Oshkosh, James (Ellen) Guse of Mayville, Kathlene (Steve) Kurtzweil of Chaska, MN., Christine (Russ) Hanson of Brookfield, Mary Ann (Dr Neil) Wiseley of Mayville, and Terese (Tom) Schneider of Chaska, MN. His grandchildren- Paul (Sarah) Guse, Beth (Mark) Romero, Sarah Guse, Leah (Harvey) Meyer, Dr. Morgan Wiseley, Dr. Benjamin Wiseley, Rachel (Derek) Schultz, Laura Hanson, Kyle Hanson, Stephanie Kurtzweil, Jason Kurtzweil, Ryan Schneider, Luke Schneider, Erin Schneider, and Will Schneider. He is further survived by his 8 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters- Irene, Gertrude, Ruth, Alice and Sylvia, brothers- George and Clarence.

Memorials may be directed to St. Mary Catholic Church or the Mayville American Legion Post #69.

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