Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Leikness Funeral Home in Plainfield is assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.plainfieldfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Pichelmann was born May 16, 1936, in Portage County, a son of the late Emil and Clara (Radzinski) Pichelmann.
He was married to Donna Jean Allison Feb. 5, 1955, in Nekoosa.
He was employed for 37 years at Consolidated Papers until his retirement. He also farmed in the town of Pine Grove.
Survivors include his wife, Donna Pichelmann, Bancroft; four daughters, Kathy Hanley, Schertz, Texas, Sherry (Tom) Cunningham, North Freedom, Mary Pichelmann, Stevens Point, and Diane (Rick) Sutherland, Nekoosa; one son, Michael, Stillman Valley, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Terri Pichelmann and Jeanne Hansen.