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Kory Scheel

April 26, 1994 — June 14, 2017

Kory D. Scheel, age 23, of Gleason, died unexpectedly on June 14, 2017 at his home. He was born April 26, 1994 in Wausau to Craig Scheel and Kristine Benson. Kory and Madison Newland were united in marriage on June 16, 2013 in Rockford, IL. She survives. Kory was a 2012 graduate of Merrill High School. He currently worked as a welder and mechanic for Osmose Utilities Services. Kory was a member of the Merrill HAMM Radio Group. In his down time he enjoyed going fishing and mudding. Most of all, Kory loved spending time with his two beautiful daughters. He will be greatly missed. Survivors include his wife; Madison Scheel, Gleason; two daughters: Leala & Aubrey; mother: Kristine (Tim Becker) Benson; father: Craig Scheel; brother: Jacob (Kayla) Scheel and their children, Scarlette & Benjamin Scheel; grandparents; Dewey & Nancy Scheel and Carol Scott; great-grandmother: Katherine Johnson; aunt: Vicki Scheel; mother-in-law: Sheila Newland; father-in-law: Arnold (Laura) Newland; Jessica (Danny) Graap AKA "Other Mom"; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Scheel, and his maternal grandparents, Jerome and Henrietta Benson. A Funeral Liturgy for Kory will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Waid Funeral Home. Fr. Chris Kemp will officiate. Visitation will be held from 3-8 PM Monday, June 19th and again from 10 AM Tuesday until the time of service all at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Restlawn Memorial Park. Waid Funeral Home and Cremation is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.waidfuneral.com.

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Visitation
Monday, June 19, 2017
3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Waid Funeral Home

301 Eagle Drive
Merrill, WI 54452

Visitation
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
11:30 AM
Waid Funeral Home

301 Eagle Drive
Merrill, WI 54452


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