Posted at 1 p.m. on November 13, 2017
The Brillion News
TOWN OF CHILTON – An employee found dead in the break room at the Foremost Dairy early Friday morning was Stockbridge Village President Roman M. “Romy” Kappus, age 54.
The Calumet County Sheriff’s Department is investigating Kappus’ death at the cheese factory, located at County BB and County F. It was reported around 3:30 a.m., after co-workers discovered his body on the floor. Kappus was found bleeding from his head, and without a pulse or breath.
An autopsy was conducted later on Friday by the Fond du Lac County Medical Examiner’s office, but results have not been reported.
Kappus has been village president for 25 years. He was a master cheesemaker.
Funeral services will be held at the Wieting Family Funeral Home in Chilton at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 15, with the Rev. Michael Betley officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 7 p.m.; and on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.