Donald A. Schmitz

April 3, 1940 - April 28, 2011

Donald A. Schmitz passed away Thursday, April 28, 2011, at age 71.

He was the devoted husband of Shirley (nee Piela); loving father of Donald (Lori) and Andrew (Margaret); stepfather of Christy (Jason), Joshua (India) and Ginger (fiance Shane); proud grandfather of Sara, Jacob, Samuel, Benjamin, Cassandra, Katy, Elijah, Emmersyn and Adelynn; and brother of Paul (Marge), Evelyn (James) Roberts and James (Janice). He is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Marian, and two siblings, Richard and Suzanne.

Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until the 5:30 p.m. funeral service Wednesday, May 4, at Bevsek-Verbick Funeral Home, 10210 W. Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee.

Donald loved bowling, golf, tennis, gardening, bike riding and the game of Aggravation.

Bevsek-Verbick Funeral Home-Crematory & Pre-Arrangement Center, 414-546-4342, is serving the family. Online condolences can be made at www.bvfh.net.