Clarence Hoesly, age 75, of Granton, WI died Wednesday, February 06, 2013 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI after a long battle with the blood disorder, Myelodyspastic Syndrome.
Clarence William Hoesly was born on November 12, 1937 in Loyal, WI the son of Baltz and Leona (Kessler) Hoesly. He attended and graduated from Loyal High School and was united in marriage to Sandy Lezotte. Clarence farmed his entire life in the Town of York. Along with farming, he also worked for the Mullins York Cheese factory, hauling milk and making cheese. He also worked for Plautz Bros. and Boon Bros.
He was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Loyal. Was the Town Supervisor and Chairman for the Town of York. Clarence was a committee member for the Farm Agency Service (FAS). He served on the Board of Directors and as Secretary for Clark Electric and he also served on the Board of Directors and was Treasurer for the Dairyland Power Coop.
His enjoyment was farming and the animals on the farm. He also enjoyed his 36 years of singing with the Clark County Male Chorus. Other enjoyments of his included square dancing, socializing and telling stories, boating and picnics. Most of all, though, Clarence enjoyed spending time with his family and being with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Sandy, seven children, Dean (Mary) Hoesly of Granton, WI, Kelly (Steve) Busse of Prescott, WI, Ronda (Todd) Schultz of Stratford, WI, Rosalind (Gary) Ross of Custer, WI, Jane (Troy) Cina of Mendoro, WI, Peggy (Ed) Stumpner of Loyal, WI and Karl (Jessica) Hoesly of Osseo, WI. Grandchildren, Nicole, Danielle and Paul Hoesly, Michael (Alyssa) Busse, Melissa (Matthew) Brand, Hunter and Ashley Schultz, Ben, Phillip, Garrett, Katherine, Olivia, Matthew, Julia and Jacob Ross, Tiffany, Janelle, Amber and Tyler Cina, Miranda and Cole Stumpner and Gage, Trenton and Hutch Hoesly. Clarence is also survived by a sister, Kathy Degenhardt of Green Bay, WI.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Irvin and a sister, Virginia.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, February 9, 2013 at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Loyal, WI. The Celebrant will be Fr. Steve Brice. Interment will be in the Town of York Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Loyal, WI.