Frank Serwe

Frank Serwe, 89, of Campbellsport, passed away peacefully Tuesday, February 21, 2023, with his wife of 63 years, and family at his side.

Frank was born March 4, 1933 in Ashford, Wisconsin, the son of Mathias W. and Frances (nee Volz) Serwe.  He attended Campbellsport High School and went on to proudly serve in the U.S. Army – Air Force from 1951 – 1955 as Airman 3rd Class.

On May 2, 1959 he married Patricia Ann Pierret at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Ashford.

His early years included work on the CNW Railroad as well as Weasler Engineering for 39 years until his retirement in 1998.

Frank enjoyed golf, bowling, bingo, card playing, and deer hunting. He also enjoyed watching all Wisconsin sports teams, and especially loved watching his children and grandchildren compete.  He was a lifelong member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, VFW, and American Legion.

Frank is survived by his wife Pat, children Lori (Paul) Ruch, Debbie (Dan) Sippel, Brian (Michele) Serwe, Tim (Harriet) Serwe, Steve Serwe, and Stacy (Tom) Klein, grandchildren Ethan (Cassie) Sippel, Emma Sippel (fiancé JP), Michaela Fleischman (fiancé Michael), Gage Fleischman, Paulina Weinlich, great-grandchildren Elizabeth Sippel and James Sippel, step-grandchildren, brother Cyril Serwe, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Janet Serwe, Rose Pierret, Arlene (Bob) Kaehne, Ralph Herriges, and many nieces and nephews.

Frank will be greatly missed and is preceded in death by his parents, in-laws Reginald and Martha Pierret, siblings, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Rosemary and Carl Sether, Virginia and Al Ruf, Sylvester and Susie, Jeanette and Robert Gruber, Gerald and Donna, Catherine, Norbert and Gloria, Norman and Sally, Mathias, JoAnn and Roy Galligan, Kathleen Herriges, Pat (Mrs. Cyril) Serwe, Reginald and Eileen Pierret, Roger and Barbara Pierret, Francis Pierret, and nieces and nephews Carl Serwe, Judy Serwe, and Mary Byle.

Visitation for Frank will be Saturday, February 25th, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 406 E. Main Street, Campbellsport, with a Mass of Christian burial at 11:30 am. Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate.  Frank will be laid to rest at St. Matthew’s Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

Frank’s family extends a special thank you to the Campbellsport EMT team, the nurses and staff of SSM St. Francis Home and Hospice Home of Hope who provided exceptional care to Frank.  The family also wishes to thank family and friends that visited and supported Frank throughout his journey.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in honor of Frank be made to St. Matthew’s Catholic Church at, St. Matthew’s Catholic School, or Hospice Home of Hope, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.