Delmar E. Telschow
Delmar E. Telschow, 86, Marshfield, formerly of the Town of Frankfort, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, under the loving care of the staff at Golden Living Center, Three Oaks in Marshfield.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at St. John “High Steeple” Lutheran Church in the Town of Wien, Marathon County, where the visitation will be held Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until service time. Rev. Jeffrey Lambrecht with officiate. Burial will take place in the church cemetery where military rites will be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6352. Serving as pallbearers will be Craig Mortvedt, Mark Telschow, Brian Mortvedt, David Telschow, Patrick DeRosier, Roger Ballerstein, Cade Littleton and Oscar Telschow. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Delmar was born on October 3, 1929 in Fenwood to Herbert and Esther (Triebel) Telschow. He was united in marriage to Audrey D. Ballerstein on November 23, 1950 at St. John “High Steeple” Church and they were married for 65 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean War from 1951 until 1953. After his honorable discharge he began employment with Frankfort Cheese Factory and later became owner along with his wife until their retirement.
Delmar was a member of the Edgar Lions Club and sang with the River Valley Barbershoppers of Wausau. He also was a life-long member of St. John Lutheran Church and held many offices within the church. He had served on the Stratford School Board and the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association, serving as president of both organizations. Delmar loved traveling and he and Audrey made many trips to Alaska and enjoyed spending time with dear friends Ray and Bernice Sawicky.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Audrey and their daughters, Dawn D. (Bud) Mortvedt of Stratford and Denise D. (Kenneth) Stone of Simpsonville, SC and a daughter-in-law, Delores Telschow of Edgar and a sister-in-law, June Umnus of Fenwood. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Dennis and 2 brothers, Harold and Donald.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com