Brodhead – Wayne Edward Scheider, age 80, passed away on February 6, 2023 at the Mercy Hospital in Janesville. 

Wayne was born on May 29, 1942 in Illinois the son of Glen and Ethel (Fryer) Scheider.  He married Judy Kuhl on December 28, 1962 at the Martintown Community Church in Martintown, WI. 

Since Judy passed away 8 ½ years ago, Wayne had wanted to be with her and always said when he goes he will be happy again. 

Wayne was so happy living with his son Dan since his retirement to take care of him.  Wayne enjoyed going places with Tammy and Paul when he was feeling good.  Wayne enjoyed camping with Tammy, Paul, Jenna, Brandon and Bristol, watching Braydon play football and was so proud of all his grandchildren and his great grandchildren.  

Wayne was a member and the past president of the Garden Club for many years and loved all of his flowers and gardening around the house. Wayne enjoyed riding around in the yard on his scooter and picking dandelions or gardening. Wayne grew up on a farm and loved his horses.  He helped as a 4H leader and helped his kids in showing horses and with barrel racing. He later helped his garden club with float entries, led many parades with his horses and flag banners and for many years was the town Santa. 

Wayne is survived by his children, Dan Scheider of Brodhead, Tammy (Paul) Sweeney of Brodhead, Mike Scheider of Mt. Caroll, IL and Ryan Scheider of Appleton; 6 grandchildren, Kristie Douglas, Jenna Sweeney (Brandon Angileri), Amanda (Kevin) Pascavis, Samantha Scheider, Kody (Ashlynn) Scheider and Christoper Scheider; 9 great grandchildren, Braydan, Colton, Autumn, Bristol, Kaylee, Zander, Elijah, Abby and Azekiel; a sister, Carol (Lester) Tornow, his dog JR and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. 

Wayne was preceded in death by his wife Judy in October of 2014, a daughter Mary (Tracy) Scheider in March of 2019, his parents, Ethel and Glen, in laws, Melvin and Ethel, a sister, Sharon (Ray) Van Dyke; a nephew, Roger Tornow and his dog, Molly. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family in his memory. 

Funeral services will be held at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 12:00 PM.  A visitation will also be held at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until the time of services.  Burial will conclude at the Greenwood Cemetery.  608-897-2484