Myrtle F. (nee Hueppchen) Feldmann, 92, of Plymouth, WI passed away late Thursday afternoon July 21, 2016 at Pine Haven Nursing Home in Sheboygan Falls.

Myrtle was born June 4, 1924 in Plymouth, a daughter of the late Walter and Frieda (Klemme) Hueppchen.

She attended St. John Lutheran Elementary School and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1943.

On April 7, 1945 she married Marvin H. Feldmann at St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth. The couple made their home near and in Plymouth. They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1995.

She was a life-long member of St. John Lutheran Church and was a member of the Church youth groups, the Valparaiso Guild and the Stewardship Committee.

She had been employed as a secretary with the Land O’ Lakes Cheese Company from 1943 to 1945. She returned to work, outside of the home, with her husband Marvin in 1955 in their company known as Feldmann Engineering & Manufacturing Company, where she continued to work until retirement in 1994. She served in many capacities as well as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President and President.

Besides being a strong business leader she enjoyed her family, her home and friends. Myrtle was active in many civic and business activities. These included service on Lakeshore Technical College board of directors and Chairperson from 1982-1987.

She served on the Eastern Wisconsin VTAE Consortium as a member and as Chairperson. She was a member of the Tax Incremental Financing Committee for Plymouth and Random Lake as the LTC representative. She was appointed Small Business Person for 1985 by Firstar Bank.

Myrtle was a member of the Sheboygan Falls downtown study committee in 1989; the State of Wisconsin Governor’s Conference on Small Business, the American Fishing Tackle Manufacturers Assoc., the American Rental Assoc., the AFTMA scholarship committee the Professional Grounds Management Society, the Wisconsin Rural Development Council. She was a member of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Assoc., a state business organization. She was active in efforts to promote through legislation, tort reform for small business in Wisconsin.

She was appointed and served for several years on the First Superior Credit Union Board of Directors in 1990. She served as Board Member of Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce and of its Government Affairs Committee; a member of the Plymouth Professional Chapter of Wisconsin Federation of Women’s Club and a member of the board of directors on Sheboygan County Historical Research Center from 1999 to 2006.

Myrtle enjoyed her family, traveling, gardening, cooking, hosting guests, reading plus many other activities. Above all, Myrtle was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Survivors include her loving husband: Marvin; three children: Dr. Clifford D. Feldmann of Florida, Andrea L. Feldmann of Florida and Dennis P. (Annette) Feldmann of Elkhart Lake; two granddaughters: Amy Lynn (Jared) Collin of Florida and their children: Reagan Highfield and Abigail Collin, and Lisa Marie (Brian) Thill of Plymouth and their children: Austin, Owen, Elijah, Kailey and Uriah Thill; one step greatgrandchild: Isaac; sisters-in-law: Florence Harvey of Elkhart Lake and Adela Hueppchen of Plymouth; and brother-inlaw: Palmer (Ruby Jean) Feldmann of Townsend, WI.

She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Walter and Frieda Hueppchen; step mother: Linda Davis Hueppchen; brother: Norbert Hueppchen; two stepbrothers: Willard (Janet) Davis and Eldon (Mae) Davis; brother and sister-inlaw: Verona (Willard) Sander and Harley (Vernita) Feldmann.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday afternoon July 28 at 4 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth. Rev. John Schultz, pastor of the Church, will officiate. Burial will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Elkhart Lake.

Visitation will be at the church on Thursday, July 28 from 2 p.m. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund for St. John Lutheran Church is being established in Myrtle’s name.

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

The family would like to send special thanks to the staff and people at Pine Haven Nursing Home, Rocky Knoll Health Care Center, Cedar Landing and Sharon S. Richardson Hospice for all your care and compassion shown to Myrtle.

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