Dennis L. Schuhmacher

Aug. 15, 1954 - March 10, 2007

Dennis L. Schuhmacher, 52, of Oconomowoc, died Saturday, March 10, 2007, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 15, 1954, in Oconomowoc, the son of Roland and Helen (nee Hoffman) Schuhmacher.

He married Claudia Loppnow on Sept. 2, 1972, in Oconomowoc. Dennis worked as a machinist for Dresser Industries in Waukesha. He was a member of District 10, Local 1377, and was editor of the Union newsletter, "The Informer," which won numerous awards.

Survivors include his wife, Claudia Schuhmacher, and his children, Tracy (Scott) Blakeway of Waukesha and Jessica Schuhmacher of Oconomowoc. Further surviving Dennis are his siblings, Paul R. Schuhmacher of Oconomowoc, Ron (Marilyn) Schuhmacher of Oconomowoc and Frederic (Betsy) Schuhmacher of Cottage Grove; mother-in-law, Vonda Urben of Oconomowoc; grandchildren, Melissa, Justin, Megan, Jacob and Joseph; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roland and Helen Schuhmacher.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Friday, March 16, at Schmidt & Bartelt-Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. The Rev. Paul Borgman will officiate. Burial is at Glenview Memorial Gardens.

Memorials are appreciated to St. Paulís Lutheran Church, the Oconomowoc Cancer Center or the family.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459.