Richard “Dick” A. Schmitz
Richard “Dick” A. Schmitz, 66,
passed away on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at
on November 5, 1951, to Ralph and Elsie (Fiebig) Schmitz. On October 17, 1997
he married Florence Lueck.
Dick was a
jack-of-all-trades. He loved working on cars, fishing, watching WWE and
Smackdown, and most of all loved spending time with his grandchildren. You
could usually find Dick working out in the yard on one of his many projects or
sitting on the front porch enjoying the weather.
Dick is survived
by his wife, Florence; his children, Richard (Kristel) Sorensen, Kenny (Amy)
Schmitz, and Mary Schmitz all of Fond du Lac; 9 grandchildren, Eliana and
Christian Sorensen, Trase Jericho, Tori Cupertino, Ariana, Jasmine, Gwen, Jaxon
and Evelyn Schmitz; and his sister Kathy Stubbe of Cherokee Village, Arkansas.
In addition, Dick
is survived by his mother-in-law, Connie Lueck, of
and Frank (Carrie) Lueck, of
death by his parents; 4 siblings, Karen Kwakkel, James Schmitz, Kenneth Schmitz
and Mary Schneider; and 2 brothers-in-law, Bill Schneider and James Stubbe; and
his father-in-law, Bill Lueck .
The family would
like to give a special thanks to the 6th floor nurses at
making Dick comfortable.
A memorial service
will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Frazier Shelter in
at Backstage Bar and Grill,
information and guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com