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“To the Schiess family, I am very sorry to hear of Jakes passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He will be missed! ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mike Buschkopf - neighbor

“Jim, WE are very sorry to hear of your fathers passing. We will keep you all in our prayers. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Ron @ Judy Maffet

“Will always remember his smile and laughter, would always listen to what I had to say. God Bless ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Tenny Marvin Wiegel - madison, WI

4 of 7 | Posted by: ARNIE GERBER - MCFARLAND, WI

“The volunteers, flight team and board of Badger Honor Flight mourn the loss of their hero, Jacob Scheiss. We are thankful for his military service...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Tom Cantwell, Badger Honor Flight - WI

“Donna and family - When I ventured out to get my first job, I looked no further than the Candy Stand at the Angell Park Swimming Pool. Of course it...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kari Damon - Sun Prairie, WI

“Sorry to hear of Jake's passing, Jake was a dear friend and Loved working with him on the Sun Prairie Fire Dept. and at Angell Park Speedway. I will...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: John Holmes - Sun Prairie, WI

Jacob E. Schiess, age 89, died peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, March 16, 2018, in Sun Prairie. He was born on September 11, 1928, to Jake and Frieda (Aeschliman) Schiess in the Town of Windsor. He married Donna Marie Blaschka on April 24, 1954 at Sacred Hearts Church in Sun Prairie. He was a veteran of the Army during the Korean War. Jake worked as a carpenter. He was a volunteer fireman in Sun Prairie for 25 years and worked at Angell Park for 40 years. He participated in the National Bowling Tournament for 25 years.
He is survived by his wife Donna; his 5 children Kathy (John) Quinn of Sun City West, AZ, Jim (Debbie) of Windsor, Jeff of Sun Prairie, John (Tanis) of Waukesha and Joe of Sun Prairie; 9 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and a sister, Margaret Ringelstetter
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Betty Schiess and a daughter–in-law, Ann
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018, at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Catholic Church, 227 Columbus Street in Sun Prairie. Monsignor Duane Moellenberndt will preside. Burial will be at Sun Prairie Memory Gardens where military rites will be held. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 22, from 12:00 p.m. until the Mass at the Church on Thursday. A special thank you to Hyland Park and Agrace Hospice Care for their excellent care.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral & Cremation
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400