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.