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Thomas J. Schimmels


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Thomas J. Schimmels Notice
Schimmels, Thomas J. (Deacon Tom) - Born in Milwaukee January 19, 1927 and entered Eternal life January 21, 2014, at 87 years of age. Tom is survived by his loving, caregiving wife of 62 years, Virginia Mary. Beloved father of Thomas P., Judith (Jon) Lehman, Daniel J. (Penny) and Joseph P. Tom was the proud grandfather of 9 grandchildren, brother of Irene (Frank) Blau, and brother-in-law of Carol Eul. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Tom served in the U.S. Navy in WWII as an Electronics Tech and earned a BSME and MSME while working at Cutler Hammer (now Eaton Corp.) retiring in 1984. As an ordained Deacon, he served at Mother of Perpetual Help and merging parishes to nursing homes, hospitals, baptism preparation and where asked to help. Because of failing health, Tom retired his ministry in 2001. Visitation Friday, January 24, at Blessed Savior Church, 8545 W. Villard Ave., from 3PM until the Mass of Christian Burial at 6PM. Entombment Holy Cross.
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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Jan. 22, 2014
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