Clayton G. Schott
Oct. 13, 1936 ó Oct. 4, 2015
Clayton G. Schott of Waukesha died on Sunday, October 4, 2015, at his home with his family by his side at age 78. He was born in Minnesota on October 13, 1936, the son of Henry and Vyletta Schott.
He proudly served his country in the United States Army. Clayton was a graduate of Northwestern University and received his masterís degree from Cardinal Stritch in education. He worked for Daytonís in interior design before moving to Milwaukee and opening and managing Sweden House Restaurants. After receiving his masterís degree, he was a special education teacher for 33 years at Gaenslen School. After retirement, Clayton enjoyed being a fine art photographer, producing work in the United States, Austria, Italy, Greece and France, as well as throughout the Waukesha community. Clayton was an avid gardener and loved his gardens and his lights. He was a member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church.
He will be sadly missed by his wife and best friend, Carol (nee Leidgen) Schott of Waukesha; his children, Kristin (Lee Roy) Kukowski, Darin (Bruce Sayles) Schott and Kevin Schott; and his stepsons, Christopher (Kim) Tennessen, Andrew Tennessen, Daniel (Carrie) Tennessen and David (Jesse) Tennessen. He was the dear grandfather of Andrew (Janese) Radtke, Paige (Mitch) McGrath, John (Emily) Kukowski and Sam (Cara) Kukowski; step-grandfather of Kayla and Megan Tennessen; and great-grandfather of Benjamin, Faith and Austin Radtke, Tucker McGrath, Noah, Elayna and Weston Kukowski and Wyatt Kukowski. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Earl Schott.
Visitation will be held on Friday, October 9, from 3:00 p.m. until the time of the 6:00 p.m. funeral Mass at St. Matthias Episcopal Church, 111 E. Main St., Waukesha, WI 53186. The Rev. David Simmons will preside. Burial will be held on Saturday, October 10, at 9:30 a.m. at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield. Please meet at the cemetery in the green parking area.
Memorials are appreciated to St. Matthias Episcopal Church or Heartland Hospice, 1233 N. Mayfair Road Suite 100, Milwaukee, WI 53226.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit our website at www.randledable.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.