Edward C. ‘Ed’ Schmuki

Aug. 28, 1921 - April 30, 2011

Edward C. "Ed" Schmuki, a lifelong Waukesha resident, died Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 89.

He was born in Waukesha on Aug. 28, 1921. He proudly served in the U.S. Army with the 150th Ordnance during World War II. Ed helped run and manage Schmuki Meat Market and also was a mechanic working for Davies Brothers Garage and was a car salesman at Kuettner Oldsmobile. He also owned a Citgo gas station on Grand Avenue in Waukesha.

He will be deeply missed by his daughter, Elizabeth "Betsy" (Wilbur) Miller of Morrison, Colo.; his grandchildren, Brian William Miller of Morrison and Andrea Stacie (Jesse) Gnojek of Littleton, Colo.; and two great-grandchildren, Alexah and Austin. He is further survived by his sisters, Caroline (George) Stigler and Ann (Don) Brook; brothers-in-law, Harold Brown, Lee Rice and Ken Rice; sisters-in-law, June Schmuki and Joyce Leberman; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Lee (nee Rice) Schmuki; and his brothers and sisters, Margaret Bacon, Ernest Schmuki, Richard Schmuki, Claude (Virginia) Schmuki, Harold (Mary) Schmuki, Evelyn (Bob) Richards, Eleanor Brown and William Schmuki.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 5, at the funeral home. Graveside services will immediately follow the funeral service at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

If desired, memorials to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188, are appreciated.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.