Gary L. Schessler

May 6, 1940 - Dec. 20, 2008

Gary L. Schessler, 68, of Oconomowoc, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at his residence. He was born May 6, 1940, in Pewaukee, to Carl Schessler and Betty Collins.

Gary married Joan Hartig in 1962 in Waukesha. He was a machinist and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. Gary will be remembered as a caring man with a big heart.

He is survived by his children, Collin (Mary) Schessler of Eagle and Susie (Carl) Lider of Oconomowoc, and his brothers and sisters, Carl (Linda) Schessler, Jodi (Mark) Konsella, Terry Schessler and Lynne Schessler, all of Waukesha.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service Saturday, Dec. 27, at Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc.

Memorials can be made to the Oconomowoc Food Pantry.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com