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John J. Schinktgen

March 25, 1936 ~ January 23, 2018 (age 81)

          John J. Schinktgen, age 81, Seymour, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.  He was born on March 25, 1936 in Sturgeon Bay, to the late John and Leona (Keck) Schinktgen.  On December 4, 1976 he married Betty Hietikko.  John worked for Morning Glory Dairy as a bottle operator for 41 years.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on his Model A and woodworking.  John was an active member of Nicolet and Oneida Sportsman gun ranges.

          John is survived by his wife, Betty; his daughter, Barbara Blaha; his son, John (Joan) Schinktgen; step-children, Cheryl Radey and Cindy (Alex) Hernendez; grandchildren, Kassandre Blaha, John P. (Dena) Schinktgen, Spencer (Karissa) Schinktgen; six step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; 11 step-great-grandchildren; brothers, Marvin (Charlene) Schinktgen and Rodger (Penny) Schinktgen; he is also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

          Visitation will be held at Lyndahl Funeral Home, 1350 Lombardi Avenue, on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until the Memorial Service at 6:00 p.m. with the Rev. Steve Fewell officiating. Expressions of sympathy, memories, and photos of John may be shared with his family on his tribute page at

          The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the caring staff at Unity Hospice.

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