Judith E. Schott, 76

Judith E Schott nee HigginsJudith E. Schott (nee Higgins), 76, of West Bend, found peace with God on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Judy was a valued member of the West Bend community. She dedicated 18 years of her life at M&I bank until she retired in 2006. She enjoyed spending her free time volunteering as a partner at St. Joseph’s Hospital and brought joy to children as Mrs. Claus at Enchantment in the Park.

Judy loved spending time with her friends and loving children. Judy will be deeply missed by her family and all those whose lives she touched during her time on earth.

She was the beloved wife of Chuck Schott for 41 years of marriage; dear mother to Mike (Deb) McGuire of West Bend, Kelly (Kevin) Leitner of West Bend, Kathi (Gene) Wendorff of West Bend, Maripat (Rick) Koch of West Bend and Jodi Schott of Hartford. She was the proud grandmother of Matt, Cory, Alex, Mitch, Kevin, Kyle, Jason, Alec, Katie, Keith, Bryan, Alivia and Jordan; and great-grandmother to Mason, Connor, Addison and Layla. Judy is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Leah M. Fenney.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend) with the Rev. Gerald Brittain presiding. The visitation will be at the church on Saturday, Dec. 27, from 10 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Private Entombment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park.

In Judy’s memory, donations may be made to: The Partners c/o St. Joseph’s Hospital, 3200 Pleasant Valley Road, West Bend, WI 53095.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com .