Paap, Michael E.

Posted: Fri 3:17 PM, Feb 14, 2014
Funeral Home: Schmidt & Schulta
Michael E. Paap, 60, Wittenberg, died Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Wittenberg.

He was born on September 29, 1953 in Neenah, the son of the late Edward and Jean (Collipp) Paap.

On June 10, 1995, Mike was united in marriage to Charmayne Stroik in Galloway. She survives.

Mike worked at Domtar for over 40 years. He enjoyed traveling to National Parks and hiking, going to Rock Fest and other concerts, four-wheeling and watching sports, but he especially loved spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Charmayne Paap, Wittenberg; six children, Shawn (Colleen) Paap, Milwaukee, Andy (Angela) Paap, Milwaukee, Jennifer Paap, Austin, TX, Michael Ganski, Wittenberg, Miranda (fiancé, Reier Grudem) Ganski, St. Paul, MN and Michelle Ganski, Wittenberg; three grandchildren, Gavin, Chloe and Finley; two brothers, Larry (Renee) Paap and Dave (Brenda) Paap, both of AZ; two sisters, Barbara (John) Flynn, CO and Debbie (Robert) Gullickson, West Bend and his mother-in-law, Patricia Stroik, Wittenberg. He is also survived by many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, Mike was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Paap and his father-in-law, Raymond Stroik.

The Funeral Service will be held at 4pm on Monday, February 17, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Galloway. Deacon David Ashenbrenner will officiate. Visitation will be on Monday from 1pm until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established at a later date. Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with arrangements. The family guestbook and condolences are available at

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