John C. Schmeichel

John C. Schmeichel, 80, of Kewaskum, died Monday afternoon, July 16, 2007, at West Allis Memorial Hospital, West Allis.

He was born May 29, 1927 in Manitowoc, son of the late Arthur W. and Martha M. (nee Chandler) Schmeichel.

John graduated from St. Norbert College and also attended Marquette University.

He was a veteran of the United States Army during World War II serving a tour overseas.

On Aug.20, 1949 he married the former Ruth Brandt at Holy Innocents Catholic Church, Manitowoc. J

John was the owner/operator of Patti’s Affordable Car Rental for many years until his retirement.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; two cousins, Jean Scheuer and Bonnie Wichlacz; two nieces, Leslie and Terry; and a nephew, William.

Other relatives and friends also survive.

He was preceded in death by two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Fred and Mary Brandt and David and JoAnne Brandt.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 19, at St. Francis of Assisi on Waldo in Manitowoc.

Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial will be the Rev. Gerald Foley, and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc.

The family will greet relatives and friends at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 10:30 a.m.

The Pfeffer Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.