Peter A. Schmitt
Peter A. Schmitt of
Rubicon passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday, Oct. 3,
2008. He was 79 years old.
He was born in Rubicon on
Sept. 6, 1929, to Frank and Anna (Kiefer) Schmitt.
He married Margaret Mary
Schumacher on Nov. 7, 1959, at
Peter worked the family
farm until retiring in 1993. He worked at Lee Precision until spring of
He was an avid fan of
Rubicon baseball games. He looked forward to his annual trip to
He was always willing to
lend a hand to family and neighbors.
Peter was a member of
He is survived by his
loving wife of 48 years, Margaret Mary; eight children, Mary (Ally) Rusch,
Lucille (Jim) Becker, Roger (Lisa), Paul (Hollie), Mark (Karen), Denise
(Steven) Klink, Joyce (Allen) Bartelt, Gloria (Tom) Werner; 29
grandchildren, Mandy (Daniel/Boomer) Tews II, Melanie (Christopher)
Friday, Michelle (Chadwick) Beeler, Adam, Aaron and Anna Rusch, Dawn
(Kenneth) Gault, Stephanie and Jenna Becker, Jeremy (Dana Rublee) and
Justin (Brittany Kirchoff) Schmitt; Colten, Katelynn, Austin, Kristen,
Sheridan and Jordyn Schmitt, Kayla, Brianna and Zachary Schmitt, Nicole,
Kurt and Jill Klink, Joshua, Ashley and Taylor Bartelt, Cody and Cade
Werner, Jessica Kuczkowski; eight great-grandchildren, Lexi and Daniel
(Wally) Tews III, Andrew and Aaron Gault, Mason and Hailey Beeler, and
Kuczkowski children; his brothers and sisters, Clarence Schmitt, Jerome
(Helen) Schmitt, Marie Kraemer, Dolores Lindemann, Josephine (Norman) Baus;
his brothers- and sisters-in-law, Jerry (Jeannette) Schumacher, Pat Baus,
Celia (Dave) Dukelow and Mary Lou Gauthier.
Peter is further survived
by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death
by brothers, sisters and brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Mass of Christian burial
for Peter will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at
Family will greet
relatives and friends on Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Shimon Funeral Home in
Shimon Funeral Home is
assisting the family.