Judson “Jud” Schlieve

Date of Death: Apr 04, 2018
Judson “Jud” Schlieve

1931 - 2018

Judson “Jud” Schlieve, 86, of Winneconne, formerly of Waupun, died peacefully April 4, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family.

Jud was born August 9, 1931 in Waupun, WI, the son of Herbert and Edith Hesselink Schlieve. Jud attended Waupun Schools and graduated from Waupun High School in 1949. On March 24, 1951 he married Thelma Pluim at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waupun. Jud and Thelma owned and operated Jud-Son’s from 1954 to 2003. They resided in Waupun until 2003 at which time they moved to their home on Lake Winneconne. Jud served in the National Guard. He was dedicated to coaching Waupun Little League, and he spent 17 years as coach of Post 210 American Legion baseball. Jud was instrumental in the design and construction of “Schlieve Field” ball diamond on Spring Street in Waupun. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and Chicago Cubs fan.

Jud is survived by his wife, Thelma; 6 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, 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 Holbach; 33 great-grandchildren; sisters: Ardell “Fritz” Harmsen of Waupun and Darlene Pero of Fall River; and sisters-in-law: Shirley Pluim, Marlene Schlagel, and Diane Farr.

He was preceded in death by a son, Curt Schlieve; a grandson, Jason Schlieve; and a brother, Roger Schlieve.


A visitation will be held Sunday at the funeral home from 4-7 p.m. and on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of service.


Funeral services will be held Monday, April 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery.

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  1. Jeff and Michele Voss Says: April 5, 2018 at 8:01 pm

    Our deepest sympathies.

  2. Kellie Hare Says: April 5, 2018 at 10:38 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Lots of good memories of this nice man and his family.
    Our prayers are with you.

  3. Jim and Linda hofstetter Says: April 6, 2018 at 5:55 am

    Judd was a true friend of our families we love to spend time with him here is stories he will be truly missed and now he’s back with grandpa schlieve sitting on the end of the pier with a couple cane poles you will be missed Judd all of our love

  4. Dennis and Barbara (Pattee) Hoffman Says: April 6, 2018 at 10:28 am

    Our deepest sympathy to you family. Growing up in Waupun, my husband and I both remember good times bowling at Judds.

  5. John Kraintz Says: April 8, 2018 at 11:36 am

    My sincere sympathies, he will be missed. I have great memories of him when I was running the city tournament.

  6. Lynette Heintz Says: April 9, 2018 at 8:24 am

    My sincerest sympathy to all of you on the loss of Jud, husband, father, grand-father and great grand-father. It is hard to lose someone so dearly loved. May God be with all of you, give you peace and strength.

    Lynette Heintz

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