Terry “Mike” Schenkenberg, 54, passed away at his residence on Saturday, June 14, 2008.
A lifelong resident of Racine, he was born on March 8, 1954, to the late Gerald and Barbara (nee: Mertens) Schenkenberg. He graduated from Horlick High School and attended M.A.T.C. On December 27, 1993, he married the former Elaine H. Bouwma.
Mike enjoyed his life fishing, playing cards, watching the Packers and spending time with his family.
In addition to his loving wife, Elaine, his survivors include his daughter, Katylyn Schenkenberg of Racine; step-children, William “Billy” Holub of Racine, Staci Holub of Milwaukee, Steven Holub of Janesville; brother and sisters, John (Debra) Schenkenberg, Susan (Augie) Cervantes of Saukville, WI, Teresa (Bob) Haas of Mauston; aunt, Karen Burmeister; as well as brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and many dear friends.
Family and friends are invited to meet at Emmanuel Lutheran Church (725 High St.) on Thursday, June 19, 2008, at 11:00 a.m. for the celebration of his life and funeral service with Rev. James F. Peters officiating. His burial will follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery. There will be a visitation in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. and in the church on Thursday from 10-11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for an education fund to be set up for his daughter, Katylyn.
A very special thank you to Mike’s cousin, Jeff Burmeister for being there for Mike and our family. Your love and support is very much appreciated.
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home
4600 County Line Rd., Racine 552-9000