Suanne F. Schmit

Suanne “Sue” F. Schmit, 84, of Fond du Lac, died Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at St. Agnes Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 31, 1938, the daughter of Nicholas and Anna Marie (Schreiner) Poull. She attended St. Mary’s Catholic Grade School, Port Washington High School, and Marquette University. On April 27, 1963, she married Richard Schmit, her lifelong sweetheart. Sue had over 25 years in the hospitality industry. Sue’s career consisted of Sales and Catering Manager at the Holiday Inn and the Retlaw Plaza Hotel. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church Choir for 20 years, the Nauti Gals Club, and Altrusa. Sue also volunteered at Hospice Home of Hope and the St. Francis Home. Sue was an active and vibrant person who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed traveling, boating, singing, dancing, the annual family summer vacation to Eagle River and Friday happy hour with family.

She is survived by her three children, David (Tina) Schmit (Germany), Kelly (Rance) Rust, and Steven (Tracy) Schmit; four grandchildren, Tyler Rust, Nicole Rust, Zachary Schmit, and Ashley Schmit; two sisters Mary Ann Wester and Teri (John) Ternes; sister-in-law Cathy  Poull; brother-in-law, Charles Schmit; Suzanne (Robert) Richards;  many nieces, nephews and relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents, Nicholas and Anna Marie Poull; husband, Richard; brother, William Poull; brother-in-law, Arnold Wester; sister-in-law, Marilyn Schmit, and her mother and father-in-law, Rose and Louis Schmit.

The visitation will be held on Monday, May 23, 2022, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Holy Family Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac, WI. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow the visitation at 12:00 PM. Entombment will follow at the Chapel of the Risen Christ Mausoleum, Calvary Cemetery.

Services are in the care of Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 North Park Avenue, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. Additional information and guestbook can be found at