George Landrath, 79
Jan. 16, 1938 — Aug. 11, 2017

George Landrath, 79 George “Red” Landrath, 79, passed away Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. He was born in West Bend on Jan. 16, 1938, to William and Kathryn (nee Lochen) Landrath.

Red was an avid deer hunter, gardener and fisherman. He also enjoyed watching the Packers, tinkering in his garage and helping others with projects whenever he could.

Red is survived by his wife of 43 years, LaVerne, and their children, Jeanne (Dennis) Sparks, Diane Truber, George (Sherry) Landrath, Tina (Chad) Landrath, Ronald Landrath, Tammy (James) Rabenberg, Suann (Donald) Wilson, Michael (Cheryl) Sullivan and Michelle (Lewis-Brian) Schultz. He is further survived by his grandchildren, Adam, Shawn, Jessica, Jordan, Gabriella, Troy, Cassie, Ashley, Cody, Jesse, Bret, Kyle, Ammie, Shanna, Dakota  and Hailee, 27 great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Barbara Ann; his brother, Frederick; his daughter, Laura; his grandson, Cameron; and many friends.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 16, at 1:30 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home (629 Cedar St.) in West Bend. The family will greet relatives and friends Wednesday from 11 a.m.1:15 p.m.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at