Diane M. Schmitt

Feb. 17, 1944 - Jan. 10, 2008

Diane M. Schmitt, 63, of Wausau, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at her home. She was born Feb. 17, 1944 in Milwaukee, the daughter of Charles F. Newman and Martha C. Harrigan.

Diane married Harold Schmitt on Aug. 9, 1970. She worked as an inspector for Amron Corp., and she was a member of the machinist union.

She is survived by her husband, Harold; children, David (Barbara) Meyers, Donna (David) Woyak, Lisa D. Schmitt, Shane J. Schmitt and Therese (Jason) Kluck; brothers and sisters, Tom (Jane) Newman, Patty Flejter, Judy (Herb) Catania, Mike (Pam) Newman and Sue Newman; 10 grandchildren, Valerie, Shawn, Kyle, Kelly, Cassidy, Dustin, Dylan, Isis Mya, Austin and R.J.; and one great-grandchild, Riley Jordan.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Richard and Kenneth, and her sister, Kathy Bethke.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 at Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home, 315 Main St., Mukwonago. The Rev. Steve Norris will be officiating. Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at Vernon Center Cemetery.

Memorials would be appreciated to Ministry Health Hospice, c/o St. Clare’s Hospital in Weston.

Schmidt & Bartelt-Van Valin Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, please call the funeral home at 363-7126.