Katherine S. Schmidt

Katherine S. “Kathy” Schmidt, 55, of Hartford, passed away peacefully with family by her side Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Froedtert Memorial Hospital.

She was born Nov. 11, 1960, in Hartford to Kenneth and Lynn Schmidt. Kathy enjoyed traveling and was able to see Ireland, Germany, Arizona and many other places. She loved baseball and enjoyed Spring Training with her brother Dean and, especially, enjoyed taking her nephews to Milwaukee Brewers games. Kathy also enjoyed spending time with her godchildren, Tyler and Abbie.

Kathy’s passion was helping people. She chose a career in the medical field as a LPN and over the years she worked at Cedar Lake Home, Linden Grove Nursing home and Aurora Health Care.

She is survived by her parents, Lynn and Wayne Peters; brothers and sisters, Wonda Wolfe, Dale (Jill) Schmidt, Tammy (Leroy) Stasson, Kay (Greg) Gundrum, Scott (Kim) Peters, Dean (Jennie) Schmidt and Janice (Don) Gehring; nieces and nephews, Karen (Peter) Graf, Sheldon Peters, Kaitlyn Lehnert, Sarah (fiancé Mitchell) Schmidt, Conrad Schmidt, RJ Schmidt, Kyle (Jonas) Grotelueschen, Josh Stasson, Jared Stasson, Tyler Gundrum, Trent Gundrum, Courtney Peters, Cassie Peters, Caylie Peters, Abbie Schmidt, Chloe Schmidt, Lucas Schmidt, Payton Gehring, Alyssa Gehring and Carson Gehring; and great-nephews, Quintin and Leightin Graf. She is further survived by other loved relatives and friends.

Kathy is preceded in death by her father, Ken Schmidt; grandparents, Earl (Norma) Schmidt and Art (Betty) Schmidt; brother-in-law, Dean Wolfe; and her beloved companions, Lucy and Cody.

Private family services were held.

Memorials to the Washington County Humane Society are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.