Dorothy A. Schmidt, 87
May 24, 1929
ó April 7, 2017

Dorothy A. Schmidt (nee Krause), 87, of Richfield, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017.

Dorothy was born May 24, 1929, to Walter and Frieda (nee Burgardt) Krause. Dorothy married the late Harvey A. Schmidt on June 14, 1950, on Flag Day. Earlier in life, Dorothy volunteered many days to work in the health room for the Slinger School District. This later developed into a teacherís aide position for which she retired from in order to care for her grandchildren. Dorothy was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Richfield and a longtime member of the Coney River Homemaker Club.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Leslie, Kathleen (Tony) Schmidt and Annette Schmidt. She is further survived by her grandchildren, Jennifer Schmidt, Brandon Tutkowski, Jason Tutkowski and Katie Schmidt; son-in-law, Wayne Tutkowski; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harvey; daughters, Nancy and Gloria; siblings, Clarence Krause, Edward (Katherine) Krause and Esther (John) Ziegler; and sister- in-law, Loraine (Roy) Schoeni.

A funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Donald Koehn presiding. Interment will be at First Presbyterian Church of Richfield.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday, April 12, from 4:30 p.m. until time of service (7 p.m.). Memorials are appreciated to First Presbyterian Church (2281 Highway 164, Richfield, WI 53076), Richfield Rescue, or the charity or your choice.

A special thank you to Dr. Elizabeth Ciurlik, Dr. Tarek Amin, Richfield Rescue Squad and the emergency staff at Community Memorial Hospital for their compassionate care of Dorothy.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.