May 14, 2018 – Newburg, WI – Roger J. Clement of Newburg died on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center in Milwaukee at the age of 77 years. He was born on April 13, 1941 in Chicago to the late Walter and Frances (nee Ewing) Clement.
As a child, his family moved to Wisconsin, settling in Slinger. After graduating from Slinger High School in 1959, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving for 8 years. Following his discharge, he moved to Indianapolis. In fall, 2000, he returned to Wisconsin.
On April 20, 2001, he was united in marriage to Betty A. (nee Shulka) Schuetz in Honolulu, HI.
He worked as a field service engineer for ASC Technical Services Corporation. His job took him to many parts of the Midwestern United States. He installed and serviced movie theater projection and sound systems, retiring after 31 years of employment.
He was an active member of the S/Sgt. Henry F. Gumm Post 486 American Legion in Jackson where he served as post commander for 7 years and held other positions. He served on a committee with the Washington County Veterans Service Office. He worked as a poll worker and chief election inspector for the Village of Newburg. He also volunteered his time with Action In Jackson as well as serving on the organizational committee. He was an active member of Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church and the International Alliance of Theater and Stage IATSE.
Survivors include his wife Betty; his children Anjanette (Scott) Studer of Greenwood, IN and Tasha Clement of Avon, IN; grandchildren Jesse & Dylan Studer; great-grandchild Rowen Studer; brother Allan (Diane) Clement of Port Washington; sister Pattie (Don) Wachuta of West Bend; 4 step-children: Douglas (Dena) Schuetz of Valley Cottage, NY, Pamela Kaye of West Bend, Dan (Wendy) Schuetz of Kewaskum and Paula (Tom) Parker of Hillsboro, WI; 12 step-grandchildren Christopher, Christy, Jackson and Tyler Schuetz, Evan and Noah Kaye, Brandan, Bailey and Dawson Schuetz and Nicole (Shaun) Conley, Mitchell and Brandt Parker; 3 step-great-grandsons Westin, Miles and Tucker; special family friends Bernette Wolf, Al and Shirley Biers, Walter and Judy Schilling, and Sonny, Judy and Renee Dahman; other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 sister Eloise (Delbert) Renzaglia.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with Rev. Clarissa Martinelli officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends during a period of visitation at the funeral home on Thursday from 3 until 6:45 p.m. There will be an American Legion walk-thru service at 6:45 p.m. Military Honors will be performed by the S/Sgt. Henry F. Gumm Post 486 American Legion following the services.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials to the American Legion Post 486 or Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church.