Peter Joseph Shukala, 84, Town of Elk, Phillips, died at his home
on Saturday, June 14, while under the care of his family and Flambeau
Home Health and Hospice. He was born on May 5, 1930, in Lugerville,
Wisconsin, the son of Manny and Katherine (Shukala) Bolz. He served his
country during the Korean Was in the United States Army from 1952 to
1960. He was married to Charlene Susan Allan in Hayward, Wisconsin, on
July 3, 1984. He served as a Deputy Sheriff under Paul Gehring, was
employed by Phillips Plastics Corporation, by Price County as a
Maintenance Supervisor, and as Foreman by the Town of Flambeau. In his
free time he enjoyed spending time with his family, working with his
hound dogs, fishing, and deer, turkey, bear, and coon hunting.
He was a member of the Price County Amvets Post No. 50.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene; by five children, Sharon
Shukala, Phillips, Joyce (Jeff) Peterson, North Prairie, WI, Nancy
(Mark) Lazar, Tony, Susan Luzinski-Johnson, Green Bay, WI, and Catherine
Shukala Uhren, Eagle River, WI; by 8 grandchildren; by three brothers,
Manny (Jeannette) Bolz, Baraboo, WI, Bob (Pat) Bolz, Phillips, and Jim
(Vicki) Bolz, Monroe, WI; by two sisters, Lillian (Marion) Berndt,
Monroe, WI, and Kathy (Todd) Walker, Phillips; by brother-in-law, Wayne
Stade, Phillips; by sister-in-law, Audrey Bolz, Baraboo, WI; and by
numerous aunts, uncles, Nieces, and nephews. He is preceded in death by
his mother, Katherine and by his step-father, Manny Bolz; by one
brother, Louie "Butch" Bolz; and by one sister, Helen Stade.
Memorial services will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, June 26,
at the Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips. Friends may call at the funeral
home on Thursday from 3:00 P.M. until the time of services. Military
honors will be conducted by the Price County Amvets Post No. 50, the
Frank and Michael Baran VFW Post No. 5778, and the Lane Kreiling
American Legion Post No. 122.
The Heindl Funeral Home in Phillips is assisting the family with