Pauline C. Schmidt Zasada

Pauline C.  Schmidt Zasada, 93, of Fond du Lac, died Sunday, February 2, 2014, at Grancare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Fond du Lac.

She was born on June 5, 1920, in Ashford, Wisconsin, a daughter of Barthel and Helen Steinmetz Thill.

On May 9, 1942, she married Walter F. Schmidt, he preceded her in death on January 9, 1964.  In June of 1966, she married Herbert L. Zasada, he preceded her in death on November 15, 1995.

Pauline had been employed at Wells Manufacturing for many years.  She enjoyed listening to polka music, playing solitaire, working puzzles, and playing games with her family.

She is survived by four sons:  Donald W. (Joan) Schmidt of Fond du Lac, Robert P. Schmidt,

John P. Schmidt of North Fond du Lac, and Dennis M. Schmidt of Fond du Lac; four grandchildren:  Douglas Schmidt, Gary Schmidt, Christine (Scott) Skupas, and Jessica (Adam) Knueppel; and five great-grandchildren:  Zachary and Makenna Schmidt, Brian and Tyler Skupas, and Aiden Knueppel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; and six sisters:  Margaret Weis, Aggie Schmitt, Evelyn Schrauth, Irene Esselman, Regina Koepke, and Marie Flynn.

A Liturgy of the Word will be celebrated at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac.

The family will greet relatives and friends onThursday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from

3:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Burial will take place at Rienzi Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established.

Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory is serving the family,