Dorothy Mary Sprangers
F, b. August 5, 1932, d. May 9, 2014
- Birth: Dorothy Mary Sprangers was born on August 5, 1932 in Darboy, Calumet Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: She and Elmer J Schmit were married on October 7, 1950 in Isaar, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Dorothy Mary Sprangers died on May 9, 2014, at age 81.
- Burial: She was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Dorothy Mary (Sprangers) Schmit age 81 of Seymour was called to heaven on Friday, May 9, 2014. Dorothy was born August 5, 1932 to the late Mathias and Mary Rosella (Wallace) Sprangers. She was one of 14 children.
Dorothy was united in marriage to the late Elmer Schmit on October 7, 1950 at St. Sebastian's church, in Isaar, WI. They celebrated 33 years of marriage before his passing on May 01, 1983. Dorothy was a member of St. John the Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, cooking, sewing, crafting and playing cards. She worked very hard to support and love her family after the early death of her husband. She always demonstrated courage and strength in her life and set a great example for her children and kept the family together and strong.
Dorothy is survived by her children: Karla (Glen) McClone, Seymour, Jim Schmit, Kaukauna, John (Heather) Schmit, Ecuador, Joe (Laura) Schmit, Bloomington, MN, Katye (Chris) Charlier, Ashwaubenon, Kris (Joe) Lenertz, Elk River, MN. She was the proud and loving grandma to Molly (Mike) Salentine, Matt (Bambi) McClone, Beth (BJ) Van Engen, Jordan (Kailea) Schmit, Stephanie Wheeler, Kristen (Mike) Harvey, Natalie, Gaby and Matthew Schmit, Alyssa Charlier (fiancé: Josh Simpson), Oliva Charlier and Nick Charlier, Lucas, Logan and Ethan Lenertz. Great grandchildren: Mitchell, Maya and Nolan Salentine, Memphis and Amelia Van Engen, Jaxton and Aislyn Schmit. Dorothy is further survived by her siblings; Joseph (Clara) Sprangers, Margaret Foley, Agnes (Stanley) Socha, and Pat (Judy) Sprangers. Sister in laws, Dorothy, Shirley (Jerry), Jean, Betty and Shirley (Hilary) Sprangers, and Mary Schmit and many loving nieces and nephews and many friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Elmer, her brothers: Daniel, Matthias, Edward, Raymond, Myron, Florian, Hilary, Gerald, Thomas Sprangers. Sisters and brothers-in-law: Leo, Bernard, Edward, Raymond Schmit, sisters-in-law: Laura Ward, Helen Buchinger, Bernice Cadel, Julia and Janis Sprangers.
A visitation will be held at Muehl Boettcher Funeral Home, 358 Main St. Seymour on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 4 - 8 p.m. with Women Auxiliary service at 7:30 p.m. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at St. John the Baptist Church Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. until the Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. with Bob Kabat officiating. Burial will take place at St. John's Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.muehlboettcher.com
The Schmit kids (as they are fondly known as) would like to extend a thank you to all of mom's friends and family for their love and support. Busy lives and distance may keep us apart, but when one member of the family is challenged the ties that bind bring us closer together. A special thank you to the staff at Good Shepherd, they were the best and took very good care of us and our mother.
Elmer J Schmit
M, b. March 8, 1926, d. May 1, 1983
- Father: Henry Schmit (b. February 29, 1876, d. February 20, 1962)
- Mother: Theresa Hartl (b. April 12, 1885, d. July 24, 1953)
- Birth: Elmer J Schmit was born on March 8, 1926 in Isaar, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He and Dorothy Mary Sprangers were married on October 7, 1950 in Isaar, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: Elmer J Schmit died on May 1, 1983, at age 57, in Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Burial: He was buried in St John the Baptist Cemetery, Seymour, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: SOURCE: APPLETON POST CRESCENT OBITUARY
Elmer J. Schmit 533 Green St.
Age 57, passed away Sunday evening at the Bellin Hospice Center after a lingering illness. He was born March 8, 1926 in Isaar and was a son of the late Henry and Theresa Schmit. On October 7, 1950 he was united in marriage to Dorothy Sprangers in Isaar. The couple resided in Green Bay until 1961 when they moved to Seymour and managed the American Legion Club. In 1965 a warehouse foreman for the Seymour Canning Co. He serviced in the U S Navy as Signalman 2nd Class during World War II in Imo Jima. Mr. Schmit was a member of St. John's Catholic Church, the American Legion Krausse-Kraft Post, the V.F.W, and a former member of the Volunteer Fire Dept., Seymour. He had been active in the Dairyland and Legion Baseball Leagues.
Survivors includes his wife, Dorothy; three daughters and one son in-law, Chris at home; Katy, Seymour; Karla and Glen McClone, Seymour; three sons and two daughters in-law; Joe, Green Bay; John and Linda, Little Chute; Tim and Chris, Appleton; four grandchildren, Molly, Matthew, (Bloomer), Meghan, Maren; three brothers; Bernard, Seymour; Ray, Green Bay; Leo, Seymour; two sisters; Mrs. John (Helen) Buchinger, Hollandtown; Mrs. George (Bernice) Cadfie(?), Manitowoc, three half brothers, Delbert Ward, Phoenix, AZ. Steve Ward, Appleton; Sherman Ward, Green Bay; three half sisters; Miss Jean Ward, Phoenix, Az; Mrs. Roland (Grace) Milesner, Two Rivers; Mrs. Betty Skalewski, Manitowoc, and many friends. A brother and a sister preceded him in death.
Karla Mae Schmit
Molly Ann McClone
Mathew Joseph McClone
James Edward Schmit
John Raymond Schmit
Joseph Elmer Schmit
Gail T Sprangers
Gerald Daniel Sprangers
M, b. February 19, 1935, d. May 4, 2003
- Birth: Gerald Daniel Sprangers was born on February 19, 1935 in Combined Locks, Outagamie Co, Wisconsin.
- Marriage: He was married on September 29, 1956 in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Death: He died on May 4, 2003, at age 68, in Green Bay, Brown Co, Wisconsin.
- Note: Source: Green Bay Press Gazette Obituary Tuesday, May 6, 2003
Gerald D. Sprangers
Gerald (Jerry) Sprangers, 68, passed away at home Sunday, May 4, 2003, after a long courageous battle against cancer with his loving family at his side. Born in Combined Locks February 19, 1935, he is the son of the late Mathias and Mary Rosella Sprangers. After 46 years of service Jerry retired from the James River Corporation. Jerry married Shirley Schampers September 29, 1956, at St. Joseph Church, Green Bay. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years Shirley; son Dan Sprangers and his special friend Judy Sigl, daughter and son-in-law Sally and Mike Jilot; son and daughter-in-law Randy and Jill Sprangers; son and daughter-in-law Scott and Mary Sprangers; grandchildren Ted and Kimberly Schampers; mother-in-law Helen Schampers; brothers Ray Sprangers, Joe (Clara) Sprangers, Myron (Dorothy) Sprangers, Florian (Betty) Sprangers, Hilary (Shirley) Sprangers, Pat (Judy) Sprangers, Tom (Jean) Sprangers; sisters Margaret Foley, Dorothy Schmit,Agnes (Stanley) Socha; brothers-in-law Vernon (Helen) Schampers, Ronald (Mary) Schampers; sister-in-law LaVerne (Norris) Daniels.
He was preceded in death by parents, Mathias and Mary Rosella Sprangers; father-in-law Norbert Schampers; brothers Daniel, Edward, Edwin; brothers-in-law Elmer Schmit and Ray Foley, sisters-in-law Julia Sprangers and Janice Sprangers.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Avenue, on Wednesday, May 7 from 4 to 9 p.m. with prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue Thursday, May 8, at St. Joseph parish, 1224 12th Avenue, at 10 a.m. with funeral service at 11 a.m.
The family would like to extend a thank you to Dr. Bayer and his staff at Green Bay Oncology and Unity Hospice for care given and a "special thank you" to friends and family for their support during this very difficult time.
Shirley Mae Schampers
Daniel James Sprangers
M, b. October 1, 1957, d. January 24, 2016
- Birth: Daniel James Sprangers was born on October 1, 1957.
- Death: He died on January 24, 2016, at age 58.
- Note: Daniel "Big Dan" Sprangers passed away peacefully with his wife at his side Sunday, January 24, 2016. Dan was born October 1, 1957 the son of Gerald and Shirley (Schampers) Sprangers.
Dan worked at Georgia Pacific East until his disability in 2012. His passions in life were high school basketball, golf, camping at Captains Cove, the Packers of course, Texas Hold'em… or any card game, Hodag, and his other baby-his Harley Ultra Classic. Dan said his memories from riding were some of the best, especially going to Washington DC for Rolling Thunder.
Dan is survived by his love, his wife Judy; his mother, Shirley Sprangers; his siblings, Sally (Mike) Jilot, Randy (Jill) Sprangers, and Scott (Mary) Sprangers; nieces and nephews, Ted, Kimberly, Max, Hunter, Lincoln and Ryder; also his step family, Mike Habeck (Tina Deterville), Adam Habeck (Alisa Joachim); his grandchildren, Alyssa, Tia, Anthony and Breanna; and the cats, Spike and Harley.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorial visitation will be held at the NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, (340 S. Monroe Avenue, Green Bay) on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 4 to 6:45 PM. A funeral service will follow at 7 PM. To leave an on-line condolence for the family, please visit www.NewcomerGreenBay.com or for more information, please call (920) 432-4841.
To all of our friends, thank you so much for the crazy memories.
To Rennes Health and Rehab in De Pere, thank you for your great care and kindness to Dan and Judy in these past weeks.
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Jan. 28, 2016.