John R. Schmitt Obituary

John R. Schmitt

John R. Schmitt of Oconomowoc, passed away on September 9, 2020 at the age of 83 at AngelsGrace with his family by his side. He was born in Colgate, WI on September 19, 1936 to John and Adella (Friess) Schmitt. John is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Joanne (Charbonneau); his children: Michael (Barbara) Schmitt, Cheryl (Richard) Zimmerman and Julie Schmitt; his grandchildren: Brittany, Reagan, Sarah, and Jacob Zimmerman, Olivia and Matthew Schmitt; numerous nieces and nephews; brothers and sisters-in-law; along with many other family and friends. John is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Elizabeth, Priscilla and Isabelle; brother Jerome. John took pride in his military service and in later years fully embraced his role as a loving grandfather. Memorial donations in John’s name can be made out to: Stars and Stripes Honor Flight or AngelsGrace. A visitation will take place on September 16, 2020 at Pagenkopf Funeral Home (1165 E. Summit Avenue, Oconomowoc, WI 53066) from 4:00pm-7:00pm. A visitation will take place at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church (W359 N8512 Brown Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066) on Thursday September 17, 2020 at 10:00am followed by Catholic Mass at 11:00am with Father Mike Strachota presiding. Burial will take place following the service at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia. Military Honors will be accorded. *Please note that Brown Street leading to St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church is open from the south, however, the road is closed if coming from the north.
September 19, 1936 - September 9, 202009/19/193609/09/2020
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John R. Schmitt of Oconomowoc, passed away on September 9, 2020 at the age of 83 at AngelsGrace with his family by his side. He was born in Colgate, WI on September 19, 1936 to John and Adella (Friess) Schmitt.

John is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Joanne (Charbonneau); his children: Michael (Barbara) Schmitt, Cheryl (Richard) Zimmerman and Julie Schmitt; his grandchildren: Brittany, Reagan, Sarah, and Jacob Zimmerman, Olivia and Matthew Schmitt; numerous nieces and nephews; brothers and sisters-in-law; along with many other family and friends.

John is preceded in death by his parents; sisters Elizabeth, Priscilla and Isabelle; brother Jerome.

John took pride in his military service and in later years fully embraced his role as a loving grandfather.

Memorial donations in John’s name can be made out to: Stars and Stripes Honor Flight or AngelsGrace.

A visitation will take place on September 16, 2020 at Pagenkopf Funeral Home (1165 E. Summit Avenue, Oconomowoc, WI 53066) from 4:00pm-7:00pm.
A visitation will take place at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church (W359 N8512 Brown Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066) on Thursday September 17, 2020 at 10:00am followed by Catholic Mass at 11:00am with Father Mike Strachota presiding. Burial will take place following the service at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia. Military Honors will be accorded.

*Please note that Brown Street leading to St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church is open from the south, however, the road is closed if coming from the north.

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Events

Sep
16
Visitation
Wednesday, September 16 2020
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Pagenkopf Funeral Home
1165 E. Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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17
Visitation
Thursday, September 17 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church
W359 N8512 Brown St
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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17
Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday, September 17 2020
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church
W359 N8512 Brown St
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
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17
Burial
Thursday, September 17 2020
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Glenview Memorial Gardens
W1219 Glenview Ave
Ixonia, WI 53036
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Memorial Contributions

Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Wisconsin
P.O. Box 867, Menomonee Falls, WI 53052
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AngelsGrace Hospice
W359 N7430 Brown Street, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
262-468-0115
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