Raymond E. Schmidt

Raymond E. Schmidt, 92, of Oconomowoc, passed away July 27, 2009.

Raymond was born May 28, 1917, to Henry and Pauline Schmidt. Raymond married Virginia Breit in May 1938. Virginia preceded him in death Oct. 13, 1972.

He was a welder at A.O. Smith Corp. for 33 years. He was an avid bowler and captian of his Team. He loved to play baseball and was the captian of his baseball team. Raymond also loved to play horseshoes. He was in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

He is survived by his son, David (Betty) Schmidt of Oconomowoc; grandchildren, Tracy Schmidt, David Jr. (Jennifer) Schmidt, Heather (Alex) Cox and Kristin Schmidt; great-grandchildren, Siva Morgan, Sadie, Anthony, Christopher Gibbs, Chelsea Troyer, Crystal Schmidt and Alanna Holland. Also surviving is his sister, Marion Haney and niece, Marge (Jim) Childress.

Raymond was also preceded in death by his son, Lawrence R. Schmidt.

Friends may visit on Thursday, July 30, from 9 a.m. until time of funeral service 11 a.m., all at Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc. Memorials may be sent to The American Cancer Society or Cross Point Community Church. Final rest will be at St. Jerome Cemetery.

Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. www.schmidtandbartelt.com.