Mercedes (Heindl) Szuminski, 86, of Wausau died June 10, 2013 at St. Clare's Hospital.
Mercedes was born on December 17, 1926, to the late Joseph and Adela Heindl in Milan, WI. She enjoyed gardening, baking and bird-watching. She dearly loved her pets, which included dogs, birds and a cat.
Suvivors include, son, Darrell (Sharon) Johnson of Rothschild, WI; daughter, Kathy (Jim) Knippel of Temecula, CA; grandchildren, Kurt (Leslie) Knippel of Vista, CA; Jeff (Keri) Johnson of Mosinee, WI; Justin (Lynnanne) Knippel of Las Vegas, NV; and Tracy (Jason) Fremming of Rothschild, WI; great-grandchildren, Jessica, Evan, Ryan, Tyler and Taylor. Along with her parents, Mercedes was preceded in death by husband, Clarence and sister, Arlene.
A private family service will be held. Arrangements are being made through Buettgen Funeral Home of Schofield.