John W. Schoville, Clinton, WI
June 18, 1942 - October 14, 2017
John W. Schoville, age 75, of Clinton, WI, passed away on October 14, 2017 at Willowick Assisted Living in Clinton, WI. John was born on June 18, 1942 to Stanley and Betty (Schoville) McEvoy. He was raised and loved as their own by his grandparents, John T. and Frieda (Wichelt) Schoville. He graduated from Beloit Memorial High School in 1960, and enlisted in the Navy shortly after graduation, serving from 1960 to 1970. John married Bonnie J. Schut on January 14, 1972 at Emmanuel Reformed Church, Clinton, WI. He was a talented mechanic, working for Ruan Transportation, Ryder Trucking, and Miller Transportation among others. He retired from Clinton School District, where he was the Supervisor of Maintenance, Building and Grounds, Transportation, and Safety. John was an active and involved member of Emmanuel Reformed Church in Clinton. He served as both deacon and elder, song leader, and was a youth group leader for several years, leading the group on mission trips to Kentucky and South Dakota. He also led many canoe trips. He enjoyed canoeing, motorcycle riding, camping with his family, and family card games.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Bonnie; daughters: Candace Siverhus of Janesville; Shannon (Scott Repinski ) Schoville of Clinton; Dawn (Michael) Hickman of Decatur, IL; granddaughters, Sara Hickman of Orlando, FL; and Samantha Hickman of Decatur, IL. He is further survived by his siblings: William (Mary) Schoville; Norma (William) Wisen; Mary (Stan) VanderPal; and Mike (Sally) McCabe; numerous nieces; nephews; cousins; and stepfather, Mel McCabe. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, John T. and Frieda Schoville; sisters, Betty McCabe, Marge Dietz; and brother-in-law, Cecil Dietz.
A service of remembrance for John will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Emmanuel Reformed Church, 319 East St, Clinton, WI. Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI. A memorial in John’s name will be established at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com
Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Willowick Assisted Living for their compassionate care and to Agrace Hospice, especially to Sandy and Sunny.