Viktor Chmill

Viktor Chmill of Grafton passed away on Nov. 1, 2011.

He was born on July 1, 1923, in Finkenhof, East Prussia. Viktor was a family man, craftsman, and enthusiast for travel, nature, National Parks, National Geographic, photography, electronics, computers, astronomy and science. Viktor’s thirst for knowledge made him a life-long learner.

He is survived by his wife, Herta; daughters, Heide (Patrick) Baird and Vicki (Bill) Lukas; grandchildren, Stacy and Alex Baird; and many dear family members and friends around the world.

Services at Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, will be on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 12:30 p.m., with visitation starting at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Zur Ruhe Cemetery. Memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association are appreciated.

Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory in Cedarburg is serving the family.

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Viktor/Dad/Opa – you are a character who will be greatly missed. May your journey to the stars be accompanied by our love.