Leander J. Schmitt, 89
Leander J. “Lee” Schmitt died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on April 26, 2016, at the age of 89.
He was the son of the late Jacob and the late Catherine; beloved husband of Viola (nee Schickert); dear father of Don (Marie), David (Chris), Tony (Joan, Gerald, Ron (Amy) and Darryl (Susan) Schmitt; loving grandfather of Noelle (Andrew), Matthew, Jared (Kari, Taylor, Logan, Austin, Madison and Nathan; loving great-grandfather of Ursula and Baby Schmitt on the way; fond brother of Joseph Schmitt; and brother-in-law of Arlene Schmitt and Cecilia Frigge. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. Lee enjoyed going out to eat, casinos, sports, travel and especially “The Farm."
The family would like to thank Horizon Home Hospice for caring for dad in his last 10 days.
A visitation will be 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the Schramka Funeral Home (W164 N9034 Water St., Menomonee Falls) with a prayer vigil at 7 p.m. There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Gabriel Church (1200 St. Gabriel Way, Hubertus). Burial to follow at St. Hubert Cemetery. There will also be a visitation Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Gabriel Church would be appreciated. For online condolences please visit www.schramkafuneralhome.com.
Schramka Funeral Home of Menomonee Falls is assisting the family: 262-251-0330.