The Obit For John Schimenz

John F. "Huntz" Schimenz

Published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from 2/3/2008 - 2/5/2008.


Schimenz, John F. "Huntz" Welcomed home January 31, 2008, at the age of 83 years. Beloved husband of Eleanore (nee Mickowski) for 61 years. He will be fondly remembered by his children; Christine Schimenz, Johnna (Bill) Hartmann, Mark (Marie) Schimenz, Guy (Kari) Schimenz, and Matthew (Ellen) Schimenz. Loved and cherished grandfather of Vincent (Nicole), Nicholas (Megan) and Emily Vitrano; Brad (Katie), Laura, Will and Nick Hartmann; Irene, Myrna, Mario and Jose Schimenz; John A., and Charlie Schimenz; John M., David, Zach, Jake, Craig, and Mattie Schimenz. Dear great-grandfather of; Ella, Max, and Olivia Vitrano, Rojelio and Vanessa Woods, Austin Pederson and Isaac Schimenz. Also survived by nieces, a nephew, other relatives and friends.

John served in the Navy during WWII. He worked for over 40 years at the Falk Corporation as a Foundry Works Manager and he was a player-manager for the Falk Semi-Pro Baseball team for over 20 years.

He served on the Board of Directors for Wisconsin Old Time Ball Players Association and was Treasurer for the West Allis Handgun League. Visitation, Saturday, February 9 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 3722 South 58th St., Milwaukee from 9:00 AM until 12:00 noon followed by Mass of Christian burial at 12:00 noon.

Private interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family will use donations to further dementia research and fund athletic scholarships at the high school level. SCHRAMKA FUNERAL HOME Milwaukee 414-464-4040.