Trudy A. Schmitz, age 60, of South Wayne, died on Monday, September 30, 2013 at her home. She was born on February 3, 1953 in Burlington, Wisconsin the daughter of Robert and Gertrude (Leonhard) Oldenburg. Trudy graduated from Badger High School. She resided in Genoa City, Wisconsin prior to making her home in South Wayne the past 9 years.
Trudy and Kenneth D. Schmitz were married on May 25, 1996 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.
Trudy was employed at Aero Motors in Browntown, where she assembled medical motors.
Trudy was a life member of the American Legion Post #183 Auxiliary and VFW Post #5830 Auxiliary at Genoa City, WI. She enjoyed collecting glass chickens, fishing and spending time at the casino.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Schmitz, daughter, Tanya Oldenburg, son, Jeffery Sherwsberry; brothers, Bruce (Sharon) Oldenburg, Robert (Cathy) Oldenburg and grandson, Justice Williams.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be Friday, October 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Shriner-Hager-Gohlke Funeral Home 1455 Mansion Dr., and 18th Ave. with Pastor Dennis Perger officiating. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, South Wayne, Wisconsin.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial fund is being established in Trudy's memory.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com.