Malford Carl Schertz, Jr., 86, passed away peacefully on May 18, 2023 with family by his side. He was born in New Braunfels, Texas on December 20, 1936.
Mal is survived by his wife of 59 years, Pat(née Humphrey); his son Bill(Amy). Further survived by sister Dixie Calamon(Jim), brother in laws Rick Humphrey(Linda) and David Humphrey(Susan) and sister in law Judy Podolske, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Preceded in death by his parents Malford and Edna Schertz, brother Douglas Schertz and sister Barbara Engler.
Mal and Pat were married in Chicago, Illinois on February 29, 1964, where he was a commercial and residential painter. An avid outdoorsman, who loved to hunt and fish, especially at their cabin in Northern Wisconsin. In retirement, he became a very skilled taxidermist, creating mounts for his friends and family. He joined the Ixonia Lions Club in 1999 and cherished the many activities and friendships. He had a warm smile and always had an interesting story to share with friends.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 16th from 1pm until time of service at 2pm in the ShoreHaven Chapel 1305 W. Wisconsin Ave.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Wisconsin Lions Camp Foundation or American Diabetes Association would be appreciated.