Karon L. Schmitz
Karon L. Schmitz, age 57, of
Fond du Lac, died Monday, April 29, 2019, at her residence surrounded by her
family following a fourteen year battle with cancer. She was born on November
3, 1961, in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Wallace and Helen (Mase) Kumber. She
graduated from Goodrich High School in 1980 and from UW-Fond du Lac in 1982. On
May 20, 1983, she married Ron Schmitz in Fond du Lac. Karon worked at AC
Nielsen from 1983-1993 and then worked at American/National Exchange Bank from
1993 until December 2018. She was an avid Packer and Badger fan and enjoyed
gardening. Karon was involved with Relay for Life for over twenty years. She
was a member of Church of Peace where she served on Council for six years,
treasurer for three years, bazaar treasurer for fifteen years, and also was in
the church choir.
Survivors include her husband
Ron of Fond du Lac; two children, Brenton (Johanna) Schmitz of Chicago, Taylor
Schmitz of Sheboygan Falls; her sister, Kathy Stewart of San Diego; her
godmother, Carol Van Norman; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Mike (Andrea)
Schmitz and their children Shawn and Bradley, Esther (John) McIntosh, Rosemary
(Don) Winke, Mary (Dave) Steinke, her aunt, Mary Anne Fenie; and other
relatives and friends. She was preceded
in death by her parents; and brother, Greg.
Visitation will take place on
Friday, May 3, 2019, from 4-7 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave,
Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. A funeral service will take place on Saturday, May 4,
2019, at 11:00 AM at Church of Peace, 158 S. Military Rd, Fond du Lac, WI,
54935. Visitation will also take place on Saturday at the church at 10:00 AM
until the time of services. Cremation has taken place and interment will follow
at Rienzi Cemetery.
Special thanks to the Agnesian
Cancer Center, especially Kristy, Sarah, and Dr. Lundberg.
Memorials may be directed to the
National Exchange Relay for Life team.
Additional information and
guestbook can be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com