VisitationPEDERSON-VOLKER FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATION SERVICES
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
Lawrence G. Zschokke, 82, of Chippewa Falls died peacefully on Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at the Rutledge Home in Chippewa Falls surrounded by his loving family, under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.
He was born to Lawrence and Mary (Marshall) Zschokke on September 6, 1935 in St. Paul, Minn. Lawrence married Diane Husnick on March 3, 1956 at St. Pascal’s Church in St. Paul. Together they raised nine children. He worked at several different jobs until he moved to Chippewa Falls where he worked as a computer programmer at the Chippewa Boot & Shoe Co. In 1979, he moved with his family to Grantsburg, WI, where he owned and operated the Rainbow Café until his retirement. He and Diane then moved back to Chippewa Falls in 2010 to be near family.
Larry enjoyed meal time with his table friends, Bill, Roger and David. Also the kitchen staff who catered to his every need and want. His spirit will live on through all his children. He was a great dad.
Larry will be dearly missed by his six daughters, Candy (Kevin) Geissler of Chippewa Falls, Susan (Steven) Brenizer of Grantsburg, Tammy (Chris) Dolen of Eau Claire, Kim (Tom) Johnson of St. Croix Falls, Kelly (Jim) Tanner of Madison, Ohio and Brandy (John) Conaway of Jefferson, Ohio; three sons, David (Sue) Zschokke of Huffman, Texas, Doug (Mya) Zschokke of Grantsburg and Terry Zschokke of Balsam Lake, WI; 18 grandchildren, Aimee (Marshall Norseng) Geissler, Sara (Matt) Boughton, Jamie Geissler, Aaron, Jeremiah and Nichole Brenizer, Kaci (Luke) Meilner, Alexandra and Billy Dolen, Jordan and Jake Johnson, Kira and Kenna Tanner, Olivia and Lorenza Conaway, Amber and Cody Zschokke, Corey Fossum; many great-grandchildren; sister, Jacqueline Zschokke; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Diane; his parents; grandson, Brandon Fossum; and sister, Peachie Campbell.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., (Today) Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel, 44 E. Columbia St. Chippewa Falls with Msgr. Michael Gorman officiating. Interment will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Chippewa Falls.
A visitation will be a half hour prior to the service Today at the chapel.
The family would like to thank the staff of Dove Rutledge Assisted Living for their love, care and support to him and the family during this time.
Pederson-Volker Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services, Chippewa Falls, is serving the family.
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