Randall E. ‘Randy’
Nov. 27, 1957 — Feb. 15, 2017
Randall E. "Randy" Schmit, age 59, of the town of Grafton, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon after a brief illness.
He was born on Nov. 27, 1957, son of Gene and Rosemary Rickinger Schmit in Milwaukee. Randy grew up in Grafton, graduating from Grafton High School. In his youth he worked with his family at the former Schmit’s Ballroom in Grafton.
On April 19, 1980, Randy married Conny Hall of Thiensville at St. Augustine Catholic Church in the town of Trenton (Newburg). In 1985, Randy joined his father at Schmit Realty in Grafton and Port Washington, where he served as third generation president.
A proud dad, Randy was a diligent supporter of his son’s sporting activities. He enjoyed the sociability of family and friends. He had been active at St. Joseph’s Congregation as an usher, just as his father had. Randy had been active in real estate throughout Ozaukee County for many years. He enjoyed his membership with the Grafton Chamber of Commerce, serving as their president in multiple years.
Randy is survived by his wife, Conny; his son, Tyler (Katy Quirk) Schmit of Minot, N.D.; his parents, Gene and Rosemary Schmit of Grafton; his brothers, Rick (JoAnn) and Robb (Stacy) Schmit, both of the town of Grafton; his mother- in-law, Camille Nawrocki of Cedarburg; brothers-in-law, Nate (Anne Smith) Hall of Grafton and Kyle Hall of DeForest; sister-in-law, Ella (the late Tony) Hall of Chambersburg, Pa.; step-mother-in-law, Cherie Hall of DeForest; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father-in-law, Monnie Hall; sister-in-law, Kitty Hall Regan; and brother-in-law, John Hall.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1619 Washington St., Grafton.
Reverend Mike Barrett was the celebrant. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery in Grafton. Visitation took place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday at the church, prior to the Mass.
Memorials to the American Cancer Society, N19 W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188 are appreciated.
Poole Funeral Home/Crematory, Port Washington assisting the family.
Information and condolences available atwww.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.