Thelma Schlieve

Date of Death: Sep 16, 2020
Thelma Schlieve

1933 - 2020

Thelma Schlieve, 87, of Winneconne, formerly of Waupun, passed away peacefully September 16, 2020 at her home, surrounded by family.

Thelma was born May 19, 1933, the daughter of Tom and Della VandeSlunt Pluim. Thelma attended Waupun schools. On March 24, 1951 she married Judson Schlieve at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waupun. Thelma and Jud owned and operated Judson’s from 1954-2003. They resided in Waupun until 2003 when they moved to their home on Lake Winneconne. Thelma was active in clubs and loved to crochet, play cards, fish, and cook. She always made her house a home where everyone was welcome. Her greatest enjoyment came from spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Thelma is survived by six children: Clint (Vicki) Schlieve of Winchester, Cal (Beth) Schlieve of Waupun, Clay Schlieve of Waupun, Chuck (Kathy) Schlieve of Waupun, Jamie (Glenn) Marwitz of Waupun, and Jodi (John) Holbach of Waupun; 22 grandchildren: Amber (Brad) Gaffney, Nicci (Aaron) Vande Zande, Katie (Jeff) Paulson, Karen (Matt) Smith, Kristin Cates and special friend, Kirsten, Kyle (Tina) Schlieve, Curtis (Samantha) Schlieve, Erica (Paul) Loomans, Sarah (Ryan) Groenewold, Adam (Toni) Schlieve, Emily (Jeff) Aalsma, Andy (Beth) Schlieve, Brett (Kathy) Schlieve, Nate (Kirstin) Schlieve, Alex (Katie) Schlieve, Samantha Schlieve, Amanda (Seth) Hopp, Jon (Lindsey) Marwitz, Lukas (Holly) Marwitz, Erik (Brea) Marwitz, Brittany (Jordan) Vande Zande, and Erin (Cole) Holbach; 40 great-grandchildren; sisters: Marlene Schlagel and Diane Farr; and sisters-in-law, Shirley Pluim, Darlene Pero, and Ardell (Fritz) Harmsen.

Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Judson Schlieve; a son, Curt Schlieve; a grandson, Jason Schlieve; brothers, Alvin Pluim, Delmar Pluim, Harvey Pluim, and Lester Pluim, and their spouses as well as Louis Pluim; sisters, Bertha Doolan and Helen Howard and their spouses.


Private services will be held.

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  1. Burt and Karen Hermann Says: September 18, 2020 at 12:58 pm

    Sorry to hear of your loss. I will miss visits with her. Now share extra food with another neighbor. I will let Pam know so she can let other Krohn Acres know.
    Burt and Karen

  2. Ken & Rose Heideman Says: September 18, 2020 at 3:33 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Our sympathy and prayers for the family

  3. Wayne & Jeanne Jahns Says: September 18, 2020 at 4:33 pm

    Our sincere sympathy goes out to all of you in the family. I have some very fond memories of Jud & Thelma from my ball playing days in Waupun. I’m sure you all will miss her very much.

  4. Wendy VanDenHout Says: September 18, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    Our sympathy’s go out to All of you!! We will miss Thelma so much here at the lake!! So many wonderful family memories!!! Hugs and prayers for you all!! Love you, Wendy and Joel VanDenHout

  5. Sue Koehoorn Says: September 19, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Heartfelt Sympathy to the entire family. Thelma was a special lady!!!

  6. Michael & Susan Hoekstra Says: September 20, 2020 at 6:20 am

    Sue and I would like to send our deepest sympathies to you. Our thoughts and prayers go with you.

  7. Marjorie Vande Streek Says: September 20, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    I send you my (sympathy)-she was always fun to have around when she would come out to our farm and help feed the animals. Marjorie Vande Streek former (Vande Slunt)

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