George A. Schamberger, age 92, of Plymouth, passed away on Sunday (April 15, 2018) at Kindred Hearts in Plymouth where he had been a resident for the past year.

He was born on August 5, 1925, in Oshkosh, WI, a son of the late Jerome and Margaret (Busha) Schamberger.

He attended Mapledale Grade School in the Town of Sheboygan and Holy Name Catholic School in Sheboygan and graduated from Elkhart Lake High School in 1943. He continued on with his education at the Mission House and Wisconsin Institute of Technology.

George served in the United States Navy during World War II, serving in the South Pacific and Philippines. He later served in the U.S. Naval Reserve for 5 years.

On November 26, 1949 he married Elaine Fenner in Milwaukee. In addition to living in Sheboygan County, George and Elaine resided in Houston, TX for 23 years.

George was employed at P.I.P. /Ametek for 15 years and at Standco Company for 23 years.

His wife preceded him in death on June 23, 2015.

George was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth. He was a member of the Society of Plastics Engineers and past president of Toastmasters in Sheboygan.

He is survived by: Three children: Karen (Bob) Harris of Gold Canyon, AZ, Chuck (Mary) Schamberger of Plymouth, and Steven (Jill) Schamberger of Arlington, VA; Grandchildren: Peter (fiancee: Nelly) Eernisse, Heidi Nigen, Gerry (Sara) Schamberger, Larry (Katie) Schamberger, Gwenn Schamberger and Eric Schamberger; Greatgrandchildren: Grayson, Oliver, Greta, Isaac, and Oscar; Brothers and sisters: Beatrice Hafemann of Plymouth, Audrey Blanke of Plymouth, Carol Kahn of Menomonee Falls, Patricia Kalis of Milwaukee, Kitty (Roland) Thede of Kiel, Chris (Glen) Limberg of Elkhart Lake, Susan (Wayne) Goetsch of Plymouth, Sandra (Mike) Bruneau of Medford, Richard (Marsha) Schamberger of Elkhart Lake, Jim (Pam) Schamberger of West Bend, Jermoe (Jill) Schamberger of West Bend and Peter (Kitty) Schamberger of Mequon.

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

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine; two brothers: Thomas and Gerald Schamberger, twin greatgrandchildren: Gabriel and Abigail Schamberger, one infant sister: Anita, and sister: Shirley Augoulas.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday (April 21, 2018) at 12 Noon at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth. Rev. John Schultz, Pastor at St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth will officiate.

Cremation has taken place and George’s remains will be placed in the Arlington National Cemetery.

Visitation will take place at the Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth on Saturday (April 21) from 10:30 A.M. until the time of services at Noon.

The Plymouth VFW World Cheese Center Post # 5612 will conduct military rites following the services.

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

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

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