Dolores A. Schmitz

Dolores A. Schmitz (nee Perrizo), 89, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Friday, February 11, 2022 at the St. Francis Home. She was born on March 18, 1932, the daughter of the late Paul and Leona Perrizo (nee Belling). Dolores attended Presentation School and graduated from St. Mary’s Springs in 1950. On June 27, 1956, she married Kenneth Schmitz at Presentation Church in North Fond du Lac. Prior to her marriage to Ken, Dolores worked at GNL. Once they were married, she helped her husband on their dairy farm. Dolores was a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary and was the past president of the St. Peter’s Altar Society in St. Peter. Dolores loved to chat and was always available for conversation.

Those left behind to cherish her memory include her nieces and nephews, Mary (Joe) Tran, Rose (Richard) Goldstein, Joann (Kevin) Cahill, John (Carmen) Perrizo, and Jim (Beth) Perrizo; sister-in-law, Darlene Perrizo; and special friends Bill and Jody Spieker and their son, Barry Spieker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, and her brother, David Perrizo.

Visitation will be on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at the St. Francis Home Chapel, 33 Everett Street Fond du Lac, WI. 54935 from 1:00 pm until 1:30 pm. The memorial service will begin at 1:30 pm and burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.

Dolores’ family and friends would like to thank all of the special nurses at St. Francis Home and St. Agnes Hospice for their comfort and care.

Twohig Funeral Home is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at