Philip W. McCabe, age 83, formerly of Plymouth, passed away early Tuesday afternoon, May 21, 2013, at Sunny Ridge Nursing Home in Sheboygan where he was a resident the past eight years.

He was born Jan. 26, 1930 in Valders, Wis., a son of the late Cecil and Ida Wegner McCabe. He graduated from Kiel High School.

On Dec. 28, 1957, he married Rosemarie Hoffmann in Sheboygan. She preceded him in death May 26, l995.

He was employed at Kohler Co. for over 20 years as a tool grinder until 1970.

He was a past member of the Town of Wilson Fire Department and the Black River Advancement Association. Philip also belonged to the Kohler Quarter Century Club.

Survivors include one son, Michael McCabe (wife, Susan Roberts-McCabe) of Plymouth; one daughter, Julie (David) Halle of Sheboygan; four grandchildren: Heather (Thomas) Alday of Parnell; David Halle of Sheboygan; Stephanie (David) Petricek of Davenport, Iowa; and Meghan Roberts of Chicago, Ill.; two brothers, Stanley (Verna) McCabe of Kiel and Walt (Diane) Gerke of Kiel; two sisters, Vera (Don) Sagle of Antigo, Wis., and Ruby Pitsch of Sheboygan; one sister-in-law, Marcie McCabe of Kiel; and also survived by other relatives and many friends.

He was also preceded in death by one brother, Donald McCabe and one sister, Ruth Butler; one brother-in-law, Ralph Pitsch; stepfather, Walter Gierke; and special friend, Pat Stuemke.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 26, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Waldo. The Rev. Renae Dymond, pastor of the church, will officiate. Burial will be in Sheboygan Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call at the CHURCH from 2 p.m. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Philip’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving his family. For online condolences, please visit

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