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Beverly Schmitz

March 9, 1927 — November 8, 2020

Beverly Arlene Schmitz , age 93 of Montello passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at the Montello Care Center.  Beverly was born in Westfield on March 9, 1927 at home to Charles and Eva (McQuillan) Zink.  She attended Montello High School and married Erwin Schmitz at Trinity United Methodist Church in Montello on February 17, 1946.  He preceded her in death on January 23, 1997.

Beverly worked for many years at Montello Products while raising her family in Montello.  She cheered on her beloved Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers and also enjoyed crocheting and doing puzzles.  Beverly had a remarkable memory and loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Beverly is survived by her two children: Carolyn Szafran of Princeton and Jerry (Cindy) Schmitz of Montello and three grandchildren: Rob (Lisa) Korb, Tom Korb and Lorrie (John) Szafran.  She is also survived by 6 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren as well as her sister, Jean Frederick and brother, Vernon (Flora Mae) Zink.  Beverly is further survived by the mother of three of her great-grandchildren, Tracy Towrey as well as other extended family members.

Beverly is preceded in death by her parents, husband, son-in-law, Frank Szafran and siblings:  Arvilla (Frank) Slabosheski, and Donald (Hazel) Zink as well as brother-in-law, William Frederick.

A public visitation with social distancing for Beverly Schmitz will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 1:00 until 2:00 PM at the Crawford Funeral Home in Montello.  Immediately following the visitation, all are welcome to process to Underhill Cemetery in the Town of Packwaukee for a graveside service lead by Father James McNamee.

Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Montello and Oxford is honored to be serving the family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Beverly Schmitz, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, November 11, 2020

1:00 - 2:00pm

Crawford Funeral Home-Montello

453 E Park St, Montello, WI 53949

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Starts at 2:30pm

Underhill Cemetery

Montello, WI 53949

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