Monday, June 21, 2010



ADDRESS: W996 Mira Ave., Medford, WI; A Town of Goodrich resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:20 PM Sunday, June 20 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield where he had been a patient for the past 5 days

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Thursday, June 24 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger & Deacon Joe Stefancin

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 4-8 PM Wednesday, June 23 where there will be a 6:30 PM Catholic prayer service held that evening and also from 9 AM until 10:45 AM on Thursday, June 24

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 6, 1974 at Merrill, WI

EDUCATION: Holy Rosary Catholic grade school, Medford, Medford Area Middle School, and was a 1992 graduate of Medford High School


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education he farmed in the town of Goodrich for a period of time. He also did auto body and auto repair in the town of Goodrich. He worked for Erickson Dry Wall of Dorchester for a period of time. He worked as a maintenance man at Tombstone Pizza Corp. in Medford from 2001 until 2007. Most recently he worked as a refrigeration supervisor with Abbyland Foods in Abbotsford until ill health recently forced his retirement. He also raised Elk in the town of Goodrich. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors, all sports and helping people.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford; National Elk Association;

SURVIVNG SIGNIFICANT OTHER: Patty Smith of the town of Goodrich

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother – Brad (Marie) Schimon of the town of Goodrich; Sister – Mary Hessefort of the town of Goodrich; 3 half-brothers: Randy (Linda) Schimon of Tacoma, WA, Kenneth (Madeline) Schimon of Graham, WA, Terry (Rhonda) Schimon of University Place, WA; 1 half-sister: Cindy (Steve) De Land of Puyallup, WA

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother-in-law: James G. Hessefort in 2009

SURVIVING PARENTS: Ray & Fran Schimon of the town of Goodrich

FATHER: Raymond Andre Schimon MOTHER: Frances Dolores Coates

PALLBEARERS: Chris Skabroud, Marty Higgins, Brad, Randy & Ken Schimon, John Sperl, Matthew Gohlke

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to the family for a future designation
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