WAUKESHA

Ann M. ‘Annie’ Smith

Jan. 27, 1959 - Feb. 10, 2012

Ann M. "Annie" Smith of Waukesha passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at age 53. She was born Jan. 27, 1959, to Donald Michael and Jean Ellen (nee Dooley) Schmitz.

She was a 1977 graduate of Catholic Memorial High School. On Sept. 17, 1994, she married her beloved husband, Michael. Annie worked at Carroll College, Norlight Telecommunications and Pillar Inductotherm Furnaces. She most recently worked as the secretary at St. Mary’s School, where she was loved by all of her students, staff and her Waukesha Catholic "family." She will always be remembered for her radiant smile and her gentle, kind and caring nature.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband, Michael Smith of Waukesha; their two sons, Ryan and Matthew, both of Waukesha; her father, Donald "Mike" (Joan) Schmitz of Waukesha; and her brothers and sister, Mark Schmitz of Waukesha, Jennie (Chuck) Chapman of West Bend and David (Denise) Schmitz of Waukesha. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Jean Ellen Schmitz.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 8 p.m. prayer service Wednesday, Feb. 15, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 225 Hartwell Ave., Waukesha. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral Mass on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the church. A private family entombment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Annie Smith Benefit Fund, c/o Waukesha State Bank, 100 Bank St., Waukesha, WI 53186.

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