June 20, 1932 -- Feb. 10, 2017
Catherine L. Schickert, 84, of Kewaskum, entered eternal life Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, at Kettle Moraine Gardens in Kewaskum, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born June 20, 1932, in the town of Addison, the daughter of the late Emil and Margaret (nee Doll) Schmidt, and on Sept. 8, 1951, she was united in marriage to Mathias Schickert at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Nenno.
Catherine was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum. She was employed by Regal Ware Inc. in Kewaskum, retiring Aug. 4, 1990, and was a member of the 25-Year Club.
Catherine will be remembered for her love of quilting, bingo, polka music and Friday Fish Fries from J.O.’s. Her greatest joys came from spending time with family.
Those Catherine leaves behind to cherish her memory include her children, Eugene (Linda) Schickert, Tom (Angela) Schickert, Randy (Diane) Schickert, and a daughter-inlaw, Cindy Schickert, all of Kewaskum, Lucy (Harvey) Braford of Oakfield and LuAnn (Don) Schrauth of Montana; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Wally Schmidt, Joe Schmidt, Ralph (Joyce) Schmidt and Ray (Betty) Schmidt; a sister-in-law, Alice Schmidt; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Catherine was preceded in death by a son, Allen Schickert; a granddaughter, Jennifer Schickert; an identical twin sister, Lena (Eugene) Wiedmeyer; a brother, Leander Schmidt; and parents-in-law, Clarence and Gertrude (nee Kedinger) Schickert.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Catherine will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Kewaskum with the Rev. Edwin Kornath and the Rev. Mark Jones concelebrating. Entombment will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Shrine of Rest Mausoleum in Fond du Lac.
The Schickert family will greet relatives and friends at the church Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the time of Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Holy Trinity Catholic School are appreciated.
The Schickert family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Kettle Moraine Gardens and Serenity Hospice for the compassionate care provided to Catherine.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted with Catherine’s arrangements. Additional information and online guestbook may be found atwww.myrhum-patten.com.