Thomas L. “Thom” Schmitt, age 32, was taken unexpectedly to his heavenly home on November 5, 2009, as the result of a work related accident.
The visitation will be at Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam on Monday, November 9, 2009 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM. The funeral service will follow at the funeral home on Monday at 2:00 PM with Chaplain Steve Huff officiating. Military honors will be provided by Golf Company, Second Bn. 24th Marines, at the Veteran”s Center in Beaver Dam.
Thomas Lee Schmitt was born on October 18, 1977 to John and Sandra (Schultz) Schmitt in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. He was a 1996 graduate of Waterloo High School. Thom enlisted in the US Marine Corp. in 1997 and served one tour of duty in Iraq from 2004 to 2005. He was promoted to Sergeant on April 1, 2005. Thom also started his own business, All Clean Windows, that year. He was looking forward to his business becoming a franchise in the near future. Thom was an athletic man, playing basketball, golf and football. He was also an avid Packer fan. He had recently purchased his first Harley Davidson and was enjoying life”s ride. Thom loved his family very much and especially loved his nephews and niece. He was an honorary member of the Lowell VFW Post #9392.
Thom will be deeply missed by his parents, John and Sandy Schmitt, Reeseville, sisters, Angie (Jon) Christenson, Reeseville, and Stephanie Schmitt, Madison, his maternal grandparents, Kenneth (Joanne) Schultz, Lowell, paternal grandmother, Yvonne (George) Strohbusch, Beaver Dam, nephews and niece, Jeremiah, Jackson, Jenna, and Jesse, aunts and uncles, Bonnie and Ken Guenther, Sue and Jerry Ebert, Nancy Hussli, Roy and Christine Schmitt, Frieda and Bill Kern, Cindy and Mike Kadinger, Marilea and Pat Groves, Gina and Andy Oemig, Leon and Annette Schmitt, Greg and Jenine Schultz, and Rhonda and Gwenn Soldner, cousins, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Leon J. Schmitt, Sr.
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