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Joseph “Joe” Ehren

Mar 18, 1940 - Dec 05, 2020


Joseph Ehren was born on March 18, 1940 and passed away on December 5, 2020 at the age of 80 after complications from COVID-19. He graduated from Sheboygan Falls High School and went on to further his education at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Joe proudly served his county in the United States Army. On May 9, 1964 he was united in marriage with Sharon Radtke at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sheboygan Falls. During his working years he was the controller at Donahue and Associates for 30 years until his retirement in 2003. Joe was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing, gardening and more than anything, spending time with his family.
Joe is survived by his wife, Sharon; children, Jodi (Andy) Schmidt, Julie (Brian) Brockman and Jeff (Jen) Ehren; grandchildren, Liz and Emily Schmidt, Aaron and Kelsey Brockman; siblings, David (Sandy) Ehren, Virginia Lorenz, Connie (Jerry) Cook, William Ehren, Tom (Debbie) Ehren, Mike Ehren and Linda (Dean) TeBeest. He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Arline Ehren and brother-in-law, Rich Lorenz.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. A private family memorial service for Joe will be held. Burial will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery. In honor of Joe’s mother and sister who had been touched by Alzheimer’s and dementia, a memorial has been established in Joe’s name.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee for their wonderful care of Joe.
Online condolences may be expressed at


Date: Friday Dec 11, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.
Location: Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home [map]



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Robin B. Richter

Sharon, 25 years working at Donohue always one office away from Joe’s. The experiences keeping the company on the “tracks” and maintain good working relationships with all staff made the place an interesting challenge. Joe’s attitude picked me up numerous times as I’m sure you know besides the non working good times in Sheboygan and Green Valley AZ including getting that Bday on the baseball ⚾️ scoreboard and art expeditions to Tubac. He communicated a number of times about golf and Jeff’s place. So many changes over the years were so well handled. Sharon and children, Kathleen and my boys were blessed to be a part of his life. Yes, this one hurts.........waiting for that helping pickup........ Robin and Kathleen Richter Green Valley, AZ

Lauren Schulz

Brockman family, Our sincerest condolences to your family during this difficult time. Have peace in knowing Joe is watching over you all from above with God. Love , The Schulz family (Lauren, Andrew, Lily, and Liam)

Gregg Eiles

Julie and family - We were saddened to learn of Joe's passing. Joe's smile, laughter and engaging personality bring back fond memories. Over time, the memories never go away and the pain of Joe's loss will lessen. Thinking of you all. God bless.

James & Anne Thome

God has Joe in His arms, You all have him in your heart! Thoughts and prayers on behalf of your families. Love you all! The Thome's

Lawrence Ehren

We are very sorry and wish all of you peace in God's love. This year has been so hard on all of us. I added a stoke to my record of three heart attacks. Four family members with Covid also. Take care.

Janet Boeder

words can't express how tragic joe's passing is for his family and friends. my deepest sympathy to you all. I will keep him in my prayers. He was always smiling and i'm sure that he is looking on you all from heaven.

Dan and Barb Pfister

Sharon our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Joe was a wonderful guy. We will miss him very much.

Karen Graumann

Sharon, please accept my deepest sympathy. I am ever so sorry to read this. He was a great guy and who knew better than you. God bless you and your family as you go through this most difficult time. Karen (Sauer) Graumann

Rick and Sandi Entringer

We will miss Joe so much! He was the best neighbor ever!

Deven Mohnsam

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Family and Friends of Joe. I have many great memories of Joe while growing up with his son Jeff. Joe was a great man who was always there for his family and friends. Love Deven, Amy, Cody, & Brooke Mohnsam

Joyce Hornes

Jodi: So sorry to hear abut your dad. Our condolences to you & your family. You will be in our prayers.

Anne Koenig

Joe was my boss for many years at Donohue. Great guy to work for. Will always remember that smile. So sorry that he was taken from all of his family prematurely. Sharon, Jodi, Liz, I am thinking of you, along with the rest of your family.

thomas achsel

So sorry for your loss. I sure enjoyed play golf with Joe, he was a good golfer. Judy sends her condolence to Sharon also.

Mary Kunert

So sorry to hear about Joe. He was indeed a special guy. I feel blessed to have known him from our childhood. Prayers and thoughts to all of you. Love the picture.

Jane Thome

Barbara & Bob Boedeker

So saddened by this news. Joe was a great guy and will be sorely missed.

Peggy Truttschel

Sharon and Family, Sending our Thoughts and Prayers to you and your Family. Every time I would see Joe, he was always Smiling. Take Care, John and Peggy Truttschel

Deb Radtke Kaczmarek

I am sorry for your loss.

Roger/Barbara Scheuren

So so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful husband, dad, grandpa and friend. We will miss him dearly. Our deepest condolences to you, Sharon and your family. God bless you all.