Rebecca Uehlein Obituary, Death – After a long cancer struggle, Arthur Uehlein, 79, Frank’s brother, died on December 20, 2004. Uehleins died. His devoted wife, Ann (Cotter) Uehlein; three daughters, Judy (Jon) Nelson of Victoria, Australia, Nancy (Tom) Proctor of Nashotah, Wisconsin, and Susan (Dr. Michael) Woods of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin; four stepchildren, Michael (Wanda) Vandenberg of Kaukauna, Wisconsin, Kevin Vandenberg of Marshfield, Wisconsin, Rebecca (William) Kasper of Ripon, Wisconsin; and his brothers-in Therese (Irvin) Benard of Saratoga, California, Mary Peterman of Kingwood, Texas, and Lois
Milwaukee-born Ed attended St. Ann’s elementary school. Messmer and Washington High Schools followed. Ed joined Navy ROTC at Wisconsin-Madison in 1943 before moving to Minnesota. Finished both programs in 1945. Naval engineer. He graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from Madison University in 1946. After that, he received naval engineering training in Newport, Rhode Island, and was an engineering officer on the destroyer escort ship USS Fogg until he retired and into the reserve.
Diesel and hydroelectrical power engineering led me to the US Naval Reserve as an assistant officer. USNR officer. Ed returned to civilian life and became a full-time engineering instructor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He was Chester’s Scott Paper Company’s principal design officer from 1948 until 1953. Marinette, Wisconsin, was his 1953 Scott Paper assignment. Mobile’s Scott Paper Company employed him in 1955. He joined the International Paper Company in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, in 1958 as manager of engineering services for design engineering, maintenance, capital budget administration, consultant, and construction services. He served until 1971. As an on-call consulting professional engineer at Marshfield Steel in Wisconsin, he died.
Ed was a 28-year East Wisconsin Savings Bank director and Kaukauna Rotary Club member. Fox Valley Technical College and Outagamie Huber Law had Industrial Engineering Advisory Boards with him. Industrial engineering was another degree. Ed attended St. Joseph Catholic Church in Appleton and All Saints Episcopal Church until his death. Talented Ed attended Appleton Gallery of Arts events. He liked fishing, traveling, and visiting his cabin with family and friends.
Ed enjoyed reading. His wife, Ann, children, stepchildren, grandchildren, and many lifetime friends will grieve. Ed prayed and tried hard to know God. He believed in heaven. “A man is appreciated not for how tall he stands, but for how often he bends to serve, soothe, and teach,” Ed says.