Anson R. Schefdore

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Anson “Byo” R. Schefdore, 77, of Oconto Falls, died peacefully Friday morning, July 28, 2017, at Atrium Post Acute Care in Oconto Falls with his family present. He was born on Sept. 23, 1939, in Green Bay to Ferdinand and Margaret (Morris) Schefdore and moved to Oconto Falls at the age of 5.

Byo attended Oconto Falls Public Schools, where he played football and ran track, graduating from high school with the Class of 1957.

In 1959, he married Judy Martin, and together they had four children. Byo lived most of his life in Oconto Falls, where he was once employed by American Archery for 20 years and was part owner of Premier Archery. He later worked for Magna-Graphics before retiring from IDC in Green Bay. He was a longtime member of the Oconto River Bowman Archery Club. He enjoyed bow hunting, fishing and being with his children.

Survivors are his four children, Cathy (Nick) Wold, Stiles, James “Jimmy” (Chris) Schefdore, Nebraska, Dave (Cathy) Schefdore, Kelly Lake, and Bruce (Kristy) Schefdore, Oconto Falls; 11 grandchildren, Erica Broetzman, Tylor and Aaron Wold, Bree Schefdore, Freddy, Mindy, Danielle and Trever, Katie, Jamie and Bryce; seven great-grandchildren, Aleena, Mason, Dylan, Samantha, Nolan, Ryan and Lexi.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ferdinand.

Visitation with the urn present will be held after 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls until time of service. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in St. Anthony Cemetery, Oconto Falls.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The Schefdore family would like to thank his good friends, Jim and Dolores VanDornick, John Kowalczyk and Jack Bitters, Atrium Post Acute Care of Oconto Falls and Unity Hospice for the care and consideration shown Byo during their time together.