Gloria “Boots” Schilling, age 86, of Horicon, died Monday, June 4, 2012 at Golden Living Center in Beaver Dam.
Visitation for Gloria will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Horicon on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church on Wednesday at 2:30 PM. Fr. Michael Petrie will officiate. Burial will be at Oakhill Cemetery.
The former Gloria Ann Smith was born on May 30, 1926 in Racine, Wisconsin to the late Frank and Helen (Kosanke) Smith. On March 2, 1946, she was united in marriage with Stanley Schilling in Beaver Dam. “Boots” was a bartender at the Beauty & Beast Bar for many years. She enjoyed crafts, knitting, crocheting, and traveling. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Horicon and was a former treasurer of the Ladies Auxiliary at St. Malachy.
Survivors include her three children, Barbara Pegelow of Horicon, Linda (Don) Pavelka of Green Bay, and Laura (Al) McCord of Juneau; five grandchildren, Jeanne (Jay) Rotter of Madison, Sean (Renee) McCord of Milwaukee, Chris McCord (girlfriend, Robin) of Beaver Dam, Jason Pavelka (fiancAC.e Katie) of Green Bay, and Amanda (Andy) Nettekoven of Green Bay; eight great grandchildren, Robert Rotter, Logan McCord, Lindsey McCord, Tynne Nettekoven, Dylan Nettekoven, Jack McCord, Brandon Nettekoven, and Drew Nettekoven; her brother, Wallace Smith of Oklahoma; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Richard Schilling; a son-in-law, Harlan Pegelow; two grandchildren, Michael Dean Pegelow and Jeffrey Thomas Pegelow; a brother, Francis Smith, Jr; a sister, Elaine Immerfall; a brother-in-law, Leonard “Butch” Immerfall; and a sister-in-law, Virginia Smith.
If desired, memorials may be made in Gloria A. Schilling”s name to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 950 Washington Street in Horicon, 53032.
Murray Funeral Home, 716 Clinton Street in Horicon, is caring for the family. To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at www.MurrayFH.com.
Wednesday, June 6th, 2012, 12:30pm – 2:30pm, Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Horicon
Wednesday, June 6th, 2012, 2:30pm, Sacred Heart Catholic Church-Horicon
Oak Hill Cemetery-Horicon