Marilyn J. Schmitz
Marilyn June Schmitz, age 82, received her “well
earned” Angel wings on September 4th, 2017. Marilyn was born on December
23, 1934 in Fond du Lac. She was the daughter of the late Michael and Eleanor
She worked in housekeeping at Saint Agnes hospital until her
retirement. Marilyn enjoyed boating, camping, bon-fires, music, dancing and
always had a song in her heart. Her biggest love of all was to surround herself
with friends, children, and grandchildren. She loved being silly, laughing, and
her trade mark was her “snorting”.
Marilyn is survived by her husband Denis Schmitz, of 10
years. Marilyn was a great mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a loving
wife. Marilyn is also survived by her children, Ron (Lisa) Shirkey, Gary
(Cherie) Shirkey, Kerry (Brian) Zehren, Dan Shirkey, Mark Shirkey, and Jean
(Dominic) Pinto, 15 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, and Denis’
children, Chris (Janis), the late Denise Preuss, Catherine (Paul) Egelhoff,
Richard (Jan), Theresa (Scott) Dalton and Julia Schmitz. Marilyn is further survived by eleven sisters
and brothers, the late Kathleen (and Harold) Stahl, the late Joyce Brayton, the
late Jack (Shirley) Feiereisen, the late Michael Feiereisen, Dave (the late
Delores) Feiereisen, the late infant Gary, Sheila (Ron) Cwikla, Pat (Sue)
Feiereisen, Jim (Diane) Feiereisen, Mary (Tom) Swingen, and Gail (Gordon)
Marilyn’s family will welcome relatives and friends on
Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 200 S. Peters
Avenue, Fond du Lac, from 8:30 to 10:15 AM.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on
Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church following
visitation at 10:30 AM. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Alzheimer’s
Association (www.alz.org) is encouraged.
Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.
A special thank you to
the staff at Touchtone Assisted Living, and all those who took the time to
visit and share a laugh. Her children will always remember her as their