Frederick ‘Fritz’ Schmidt

June 13, 1926 - July 7, 2008

Frederick Schmidt, 82, of Waukesha, found peace Monday, July 7, 2008. He was born June 13, 1926, in Milwaukee, the son of Alex and Mary (nee Adams) Schmidt.

Fritz was preceded in death by his wife, Jackie.

He is survived by his children, Shari Ropel, Bonni Gromalak, Gary Schmidt, Nancy (Max) Jenkins and Kathy (Todd) Gillette; grandchildren, Shannon (Jose) Lazcano, Shawn Ropel, Katie (Jake) Hanhardt, Tim Jenkins, Macy Jenkins, Samantha Gillette and Nicholas Gillette; a great-granddaughter, Josa Lazcano; and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Sunday, July 13, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. A private entombment will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Waukesha.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.