William R. Schmeling

April 19, 1925 - Nov. 21, 2014



William R. Schmeling, formerly of Okauchee, passed away on Friday, November 21, 2014, at the age of 89 years. He was born April 19, 1925, in Milwaukee, to Otto and Hedwig Schmeling.


He married Dorothy Jorns on June 21, 1947.


He is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; children, Mark (Sharon) Schmeling, Sharon (Tony) Kodzik, Kenneth (Lynn) Schmeling and Sue (Mike) Kollver; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.


William served his country in the U.S. Navy during WWII.


Friends may visit today, November 26, from 11:00 am until time of funeral service 1:00 pm, all at St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church, 210 Pleasant St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066. His final rest will be at La Belle Cemetery.


Memorials to St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church (see address above).


Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm-Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.