Avis Lenora (Wehrman) Schlintz, age 102, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Thursday, April 14, 2022. She was born in Black Creek on September 14, 1919 to the late Louis and Lula (Tessen) Wehrman. On February 19, 1944 she married Clifford “Cliff” Schlintz, who preceded her in death on December 25, 1979. Avis and Cliff farmed in the town of Ellington until Cliff’s sickness necessitated selling the farm in 1958. She was employed at Center Valley cooperative from 1958 to 1979. She moved to Appleton in 1981. Avis was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Black Creek for 60 years, then a member of St. John UCC Appleton. During those memberships, she was a past member of Missionary Circle and Women’s Guild. Avis was a correspondent to Seymour Press, a genealogist, poet and historian.
Survivors include her daughter, Bonnie (William) Novotny, grandchildren; Stephanie (Michael) Timmers and William (Mandy) Novotny, great grandchildren; Mikayla Timmers, Will Novotny, Evan Timmers and Samantha Timmers. She is further survived by beloved nieces and nephews; Diana (Melvyn) Krenke, Fremont, Donna (Richard) DeBroux, Menasha, Lillian (Don) Riehl, Reno, NV, Carl Wehrman, Appleton, Mary (Keith) Surprise, Bear Creek, Neal (Mary) Schlintz, Mason, OH, Dean (Barbara) Schlintz, Shiocton, Rick (Sue) Schlintz, Greenville, WI.
Preceding Avis in death are her parents, her husband, Cliff, daughter, Judy Lee Schlintz. Also preceding her are her sisters; Gwen (Len) Timm and Lyla (Carlton) Schlintz, and her brothers; Woodrow (Harriet) Wehrman and Austin (Myra) Wehrman.
Family and friends may gather at Valley Funeral Home, 2211 N Richmond St, beginning at 10:00am on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 until 11:00am when a memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established by her family.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Rennes Health and Rehab Center for the wonderful care given to Avis during her stay.