Ivan W. Perronne

Ivan W. Perronne

Ivan W. Perronne

Ivan W. Perronne, age 91, of Adams, Wisconsin died Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Liberty Village in
Adams, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Adams, Wisconsin. Rev. John Krebs will officiate. Interment will be at the Quincy Cemetery, Town of Quincy, Wisconsin.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. until the time of service on Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Ivan was born November 27, 1926 in Waterloo, Wisconsin to William and Minnie (Boese) Perronne Sr. He was a veteran of WWII, and served in the Navy on the aircraft carrier, USS Shangri-la in the pacific theater of war. Ivan married Arlean Schmidt on October 28, 1950 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He worked for 38 years as a locomotive engineer for the Chicago & North Western Railroad, retiring in 1988.

In the late 1960’s, Ivan bought a parcel of land in the town of Quincy and put a trailer on it. For the next decade, he and his family frequently traveled there to vacation. One of the happiest days of his life came in July of 1990 when Ivan, his wife, daughter, son-in-law, and grandson all permanently relocated to new homes in the town of Quincy. He had realized his retirement dream and often referred to his new location as “God’s Country.”

While working on the railroad, Ivan attended vocational school and became skilled at autobody repair. He owned his own shop in Milwaukee for a time. Ivan loved camping, fishing, hunting and feeding the birds. He was an expert with the chainsaw but also planted countless trees in his lifetime. Ivan delighted in spending time with his grandson, Zach. He was a devoted caregiver to his wife, Arlean, who was ill for many years.

Ivan was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, the American Legion Red Cloud Post #250, and a member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Veteran’s Association of the C&NW Railway and a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.

Memorials may be directed in Ivan’s memory to the American Legion Red Cloud Post#250 or the Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Ivan was preceded in death by his parents, William and Minnie (Boese) Perronne Sr.; beloved wife of 44 years, Arlean; seven sisters; and one brother.

Daughter: Charlotte (Michael) Perronne-Preiss of Friendship, Wisconsin
Grandchild: Zachary (Leah) Preiss of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Great-Grandchildren: Aiden and Harper Preiss of Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit www.roseberrys.com for online condolences and
further information.

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  1. Marie Fowler says:

    I enjoyed knowing Ivan as a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church. He had a smile for everyone and was a very special person to all. I will miss him…especially during the after service coffee hour. My thoughts and prayers are for his family during this difficult time. God Bless.

  2. Sonja McLaughlin says:

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family, he was such a nice person, he will be missed by many people!!

  3. Theresa David says:

    Our sincere condolences during this time of loss. We remember seeing Ivan often at Subway and you’d ask him how things were and he’s say,”Terrible!” (In good humor of course) Dennis worked with Charolette and knew the respect she had for her father. We are praying for you all. Theresa and Dennis David and family

  4. Robby & Jackie Yost says:

    All our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Richard & Rita Zietlow says:

    Charlotte and family so sorry for your loss. We always had such a good time with your dad at the UP conventions, such great memories. Remember all the good times and you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

  6. Coral Klein Smith says:

    Charlotte, Mike, Zach and family.. So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  7. The Gross Family says:

    Our condolences on your loss, we will grieve with you. Ivan will never be forgotten and will always be rememered as a good friend and neighbor.

  8. Chuck & Barb (Larson) Dehmlow says:

    To Mike, Charlotte, Zach, Leah and families, We are so sorry for your loss. I can honestly say that Ivan was a one of a kind person and will be missed by all those that knew him. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. I wish I could be there on Wednesday, but you should see Chuck. You have our most sincere condolences.

  9. Trudy Lake says:

    So sorry for the loss of your father Charlotte. Your dad was a kind man, find comfort in this time of loss.

  10. Jane & Jim Preiss says:

    Jim and I are truly saddened by the passing of Your father..We will ALWAYS remember the kindness and love He showed to us..Thoughts and prayers !

  11. Jenny Petrie says:

    I remember Ivan from when I was a little girl. His favorite line whenever asked how he was doing was “terrible”. This always brought a smile to my face. It was much to my pleasure that I learned I would be a caregiver for Ivan. He was just as I remembered as a child. We were all very fortunate to have him in our lives no matter how short or long the time was. I offer my condolences to the family and friends that have lost such a good man from their lives.

  12. Jill Renner says:

    My prayers and thoughts are with you. I remember Ivan when I worked in Home Health, he was a wonderful, kind caring person. I always enjoyed talking with him. May God be with you.

  13. Helen Rawson says:

    So sorry on the loss of your beloved Grandfather, Zach. You, Leah and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Julie Wysocky says:

    Your family is in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Cherish the memories!

  15. Sandra Pheiffer says:

    Dear Charlotte and Family,
    So sorry for the loss of your father. Take Joy in a long life, well lived! Take care of each other. Thoughts and Prayers,

  16. Derek and Krista Pavelec and family says:

    Sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  17. Tara Farrell says:

    Dear Charlotte, Mike, Zach, Leah, and family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  18. Lisa Gurecki says:

    So sorry for your loss.
    Deepest sympathies to you and your family.

  19. Shannon Preiss-Butcher and Family says:

    So sorry for your loss Aunt Charlotte , Uncle Mick , Zach and Family — Sending love , peace and prayers —

  20. The Armstrong Family says:

    Zach I’m sorry for your loss. He was a good man.

  21. Sherril Frieders says:

    Charlotte, I am sorry for your loss. He sounded like a wonderful person.

  22. Jodi Lecy Helgeson says:

    I’m sorry on the loss of your father Charlotte. He was a very nice man. He always had kind words to those who he passed by.

  23. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss. May God,family and friends comfort you during this different time