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Anson "Byo" R. Schefdore

Born in Green Bay, WI on Sep 23, 1939

Died on Jul 28, 2017 and resided in Oconto Falls, WI

Anson “Byo” R. Schefdore, 77, Oconto Falls, died peacefully Friday morning, July 28, 2017 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Oconto Falls with his family present.  He was born September 23, 1939 in Green Bay to Ferdinand and Margaret (Morris) Schefdore and moved to Oconto Falls at the age of 5 years old.  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 as he enjoyed bow hunting, fishing and being with his children.

Survivors are his four children, Cathy (Nick) Wold, Stiles; James “Jimmy” (Chris) Schefdore, NB; Dave (Cathy) Schefdore, Kelly Lake; 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 4pm Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls until of service.  A memorial service will held 7pm 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’s Children’s 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.


Funeral Home Service: Thursday Aug 3, 2017, 7pm Thursday at Jones Funeral Service

Visitation: Thursday Aug 3, 2017, after 4pm Thursday until time of service at Jones Funeral Service

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