Pastor Greg Schrimpf

Pastor Greg Schrimpf of Oconomowoc died in an automobile accident Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009.

Greg is survived by his wife, Mary, and his children, Jessica Schrimpf, Richard Schrimpf, Scott (Megan) Schrimpf, Ian Schrimpf, Isaac (Lisa) Schrimpf, Arielle Schrimpf, Michael Schrimpf and Jacob Thomas. Greg is further survived by his grandchildren, MyKayla, Tyler, Clayton, Alyssa, Haiely, Jayden, Tatiana, Liberty, Rian, Miquel, Josue and Mary Jane; his mother, Barbara; sisters Jerolyn (Dion) Schaff and Mary (Larry Te Stroete) Schilder; his brother, Jay (Teri) Schrimpf; along with many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry, and a grandson, Richard Gregory Schrimpf.

Greg was the pastor of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in Oconomowoc and formerly the pastor of Zion United Methodist Church in Chippewa Falls.

Greg will be remembered for his gentle and giving ways. He loved all children: his own, his grandchildren, his nieces and nephews and any other little one whom he could hold, guide or teach. He was dedicated to caring for those on the fringes of society in his ministry and life.

Visitation for Greg will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 209 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc, and from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service Thursday at the church. Burial will be on Friday at Holy Cross Cemetery in Sheboygan.

Memorials are suggested to the church.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For further information, call 567-4457 or visit online at