Myron E. Schmidt

Myron E. Schmidt, 91, of West Bend, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Cedar Lake Health Care Center.

Myron was born July 22, 1919, in Saukville to the late Hugo and Lillie (nee Schael) Schmidt. He graduated from West Bend High School in 1938. In 1941 he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Kortendick. Mary Ann preceded him in death in 1955. He was then united in marriage to Ruth Raloff until her death in 2005.

For several years, Myron owned and operated the Schmidt Meat Market in West Bend and was later employed at Serigraph Sales until the time of his retirement.

Myron will always be remembered for his love of family, travel, photography and his gentle kindness and wonderful sense of humor.

Myron will be missed by his children, Tom (Sharyn) Schmidt of Collbran, Colo., Jane Schmidt of Denver, Colo., and Ruth Schloemer of West Bend. He is further survived by his grandchildren, Shelley (Geoff) Watters of Pewaukee, Steven (Brandy) Schmidt of Parnell, Iowa, Julie (Ralph) Lassa of West Brooklyn, Ill., and Ben (Kelly) Schloemer of West Bend. He also leaves behind his great-grandchildren, Keelin Watters, Brandon Schmidt, Jenna, Claire and Wyatt Lassa and Eva Schloemer.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 5, at noon at Trinity Lutheran Church in West Bend with the Rev. David Schoob officiating. Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park. Visitation will be Wednesday, at the church only from 10 a.m. until 11:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers memorials, to Cedar Community are appreciated.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staffs of Cedar Bay West and the Cedar Lake Health Care Center for their wonderful care of Myron over the past years.