Schuppel, Alyce E.

Died: 3 November 2020

Alyce “Granny” E. Schuppel, 86 years, of Riverview Apts., Medford, Wisconsin died on Tuesday, 3 November 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital where she was a patient for the past six days.

Alyce was born on 17 January 1934 in Phelps, the daughter of Wilmer and Alma (Maki) Crass. She attended Phelps and later Westboro grade schools and was a 1952 graduate of Westboro High School. Her marriage took place on 28 February 1953 at Kohlsville to Donald “Digger” Schuppel and they were later divorced.

After her education, she moved to West Bend where she worked at West Bend Aluminum Company, Amity Leather Products, and the West Bend Hospital. After their marriage, they resided in Kewaskum and Slinger. In 1972 they moved to the Town of Greenwood and she worked for the Rib Lake Nursing Home. From 1978 to her retirement in 1996, she worked as a fabricator at Weather Shield Mfg. in Medford. In 1997 she and Pauline Noziska ran Granny’s Bar in Westboro. In 2009 she moved to Rib Lake and later moved to Medford. She enjoyed camping, going to the casino and spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughters, Deborah Lee Stephan of Neosho and Patti Jo Lamberty of Whittlesey; daughter-in-law,Cathy Schuppel of Medford; grandchildren, Barb (Clayton) Denzine, Dustin (Chandel) Lamberty, Andrea and Codey Stephan, Luke (Christy) Peterson, Matt Thums, Gabe and Christal Thums, Jason (Roberta) Schuppel and Lisa (Andy) Preuss; along with 20 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband, “Digger”; son, Glenn Paul Schuppel and daughter, Nona Rae Thums.

A celebration of life gathering will take place from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, 13 November at Patti Jo’s Crossroads Bar, W5520 Whittlesey Ave., Medford (Whittlesey). Due to COVID concerns, masks and social distancing will be required.

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit 

Alyce is pictured in the 4th edition of the Seidemann Family Tree Book on page 225 with her former husband, her daughter Patti and Patti’s husband Rob Lamberty. She is listed on page 280 with her parents, her former husband, their children and their grandchildren. Alyce is a 6th generation descendant of Friedrich and Rosine Seidemann and her genealogy line is as follows: Friedrich, Johanna, William, Edna, Wilmer, and Alyce.