Alfred Ernst DeMarce, 90, of Cascade, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice in Sheboygan Falls.

He was born on September 3, 1924 in Kiel son of the late Ernst and Dora (Mueller) DeMarce.

He attended Mapledale School in Sheboygan.

On September 18, 1943 he married Betty Arbuckle at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Cascade. She preceded him in death on July 27, 2010.

Alfred heard the call of his country and entered the United States Army serving during the Pacific Theater from 1944-1946.

Through out his working career he worked construction as a carpenter and finished his career working for Sargento for seven years until his retirement.

He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Cascade, where he served on the Stewardship Committee, as a Trustee, a member of the Ushers Club, and served on the Church Cemetery Board. He was also a member of the Cascade Lions Club, and the Ambelang- Ebelt-Lau American Legion Post #386

He is survived by his children: Donna (Roy) Fenske of Kohler and Nancy “Tillie”Schultz of Plymouth; seven grandchildren; nineteen grandchildren; six great great grandchildren; a sister: Mabel Reilly of Plymouth; two step-brothers: Paul Nanz and George Nanz. He is furthered survived by many other relatives and a large circle of friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife Betty; a son: Alfred Jr.; a grandson: Todd Fenske; a great grandson: Brent Schultz; two brothers: Norman and Robert DeMarce; and his sister: Marion Konrad.

Funeral services were held at 12:00 PM on Monday, August 24, 2015 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Cascade with the Rev. Richard Bidinger officiating. Following the services Alfred’s wishes were to be cremated and to have his cremains laid to rest with his wife in the St. Paul Cemetery in Cascade. Friends could call at the church on Monday from 10:30 AM until the time of service. Schneider Funeral Home & Life Tributes of Plymouth is assisting the family with arrangements.

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