Obituary of Patricia "Patti" Schmitz
Passed away peacefully on January 20, 2020 at the age of 66. Beloved mama of Jenny (Jim) Deford, Stephanie (Dean) Sulok and Ray (Whitney) VonGunten III. Beloved grandma of Hunter, McKenzie, Braden, Kyrsten, Maddox, Alayna and the late Madelyn. Dearest Sister of Mary Kay Knoll and Steve (Joyce) Schmitz. Patricia is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mildred Schmitz. Patricia will be greatly missed by other relatives and many friends.
A special thanks to Ute Tarasoff for granting Patti one of her bucket list wishes of riding a horse one last time and to all of the staff at ProHealthcare Cancer Center and in-home Hospice for the amazing attention and care they provided.
A Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at Cesarz Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N Moreland Blvd, Waukesha, WI 53188, from 12 Noon until 2PM. Additional Visitation will be held on Monday, January 27, 2020 at St. William Catholic Church, 440 N Moreland Blvd, Waukesha, WI 53188, from 10AM until the time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM. Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery will immediately follow Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Patricia’s name would be greatly appreciated.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Patricia Schmitz, please visit Tribute Store