Helmuth H. Qualmann
Visitation: Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Service: Saturday, Feb. 8, at 12 p.m. Location: St. John Lutheran Church – Browns Corners
Helmuth H. Qualmann, 95, of Marshall, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at Lake Mills Health Services.
Helmuth was born on November 11, 1924, in the Town of Hubbard, the son of Robert and Adela (Pankow) Qualmann.
Helmuth, who entered the service in April 1943, was a veteran of the US Army serving as an Army Ranger during WWII and the European Theatre. He was captured on December 18, 1944, in the famous Battle of the Bulge and was a prisoner of war until he was liberated at the end of the war. He was discharged from the Army on October 22, 1945.
Helmuth was united in marriage to Elena Walters on September 4, 1948, at Zum Kripplein Christi.
Helmuth dairy farmed with his family in the Township of Hubbard from 1950 to 1962. Later, he was then employed as a boiler repairman with the State of Wisconsin for over 21 years working at Truax Air Field in Madison.
Helmuth was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church (Browns Corner). He was also a lifetime member of the V.F.W., Ex-POW, and the Disabled American Veterans Association.
In his spare time, Helmuth enjoyed the outdoors in which he especially loved hunting, fishing, and trapping.
Helmuth is survived by his children, Gene (Susan) Qualmann of Sun Prairie, Kathleen Albrecht of Marshall, Wayne (Crystal) Qualmann of Madison, and daughter-in-law, Toni Qualmann of Waupun; his grandchildren- Amy (Brian Daly) Qualmann, Carrie (Eric) Pettey, Laurence Albrecht, Jeremy Qualmann, Justin Qualmann, Shonda (Dwayne) Nedd and step-grandson, Chris (Missy) Landsness; his great-grandchildren, Carter, Olivia, Isaac, Adeline, Dakota, Kaiya, Seriah, Amiyah, Makiah, Abayo, Eli, Kayden, and step-great-grandchildren, Taylor, Molly, Morgan, and Lacey. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Adela Qualmann; wife, Elena; daughter, Laurie Mae; son, Robert; sisters, Adelheid Levenhagen and Alvira Daniels; and brother, Norbert Qualmann.
Visitation took place on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 12 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church (Browns Corner) in N7074 Co Rd V, Horicon.
A funeral service for Helmuth took place on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 12 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church (Browns Corner) in N7074 Co Rd V Horicon with the Rev. Daniel Seehafer officiating. Burial took place at St. John’s Cemetery (Browns Corner) with military honors conducted by the Mayville American Legion Post #69.
Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville servedg the family. For online condolences and other information please visit www.KoepsellFH. com.