Randall E. “Randy” Schmit, age 59, of the town of Grafton, WI passed away peacefully Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Lawlis Family Hospice in Mequon after a brief illness.

He was born on November 27, 1957; son of Gene and Rosemary Rickinger Schmit in Milwaukee. Randy grew up in Grafton, graduating from Grafton High School. In his youth he worked with his family at the former Schmit’s Ballroom in Grafton.

On April 19, 1980, Randy married Conny Hall of Thiensville at St. Augustine Catholic Church in the Town of Trenton (Newburg). In 1985, Randy joined his father at Schmit Realty in Grafton and Port Washington where he served as third generation president.

A proud dad, Randy was a diligent supporter of his son’s sporting activities. He enjoyed the sociability of family and friends. He had been active at St. Joseph’s Congregation as an usher, just as his father. Randy had been active in real estate throughout Ozaukee County for many years. He enjoyed his membership with the Grafton Chamber of Commerce; serving as their president in multiple years.

Randy is survived by his wife, Conny, his son Tyler (Katy Quirk) Schmit of Minot, ND; his parents Gene and Rosemary Schmit of Grafton; his brothers Rick (JoAnn) and Robb (Stacy) Schmit, both of the town of Grafton; his mother-in-law Camille Nawrocki of Cedarburg; brothers-in-law Nate (Anne Smith) Hall of Grafton and Kyle Hall of DeForest, WI; sister-in-law Ella (the late Tony) Hall of Chambersburg, PA; step-mother-in-law Cherie Hall of DeForest, WI, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father-in-law Monnie Hall, sister-in-law Kitty Hall Regan and brother-in-law John Hall.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 4PM Monday February 20, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 1619 Washington Street, Grafton. Reverend Mike Barrett will be the celebrant. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery in Grafton. Visitation will take place 2-4PM Monday AT CHURCH prior to the Mass.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society, N19 W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188 are appreciated.

Poole Funeral Home/Crematory, Port Washington assisting the family. Information and condolences available at www.poolefh.com or 262/284-4431.



  1. Dear, Schmidt family so sorry for the loss of Randy prayers to all of you John, Margo Doanhue

  2. Dear Rosemary and Gene
    So sorry to hear of Randy’s passing. I can not imagine the lose of one of my daughters.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. To Rosemary & Gene,
    So sorry to hear of your great lose of losing a son so early in life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you,

  4. Dear Conny, Tyler and Schmit Family-So surprised when looking at todays News Graphic that Randy has passed away. Fond memories of Randy as we watched our sons play Gladiators and GHS Football together and of assisting us with the sale of my mom’s house in Grafton. May the Lord provide His Comforting Hand to you all at this in Your Lives……Most Sincerely, Jim and Jane Wegner

  5. Connie and Tyler, we’re so sorry for your loss. Even though we haven’t seen each other in along time, I pray god will give you strength in this difficult time.
    The klumpyan’s

  6. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Connie and your family. I know it has been many years since we have seen you. But we still miss our 1st neighbors .

  7. Our Sympathy to Connie and the Schmidt Family. Sending Prayers
    Peter and Marybeth Anzia (Mary Seal)

  8. Sylvia and I express our sympathy to the Schmit Family. May they find peace.

  9. We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with Connie and the rest of family with the loss of your loved one. May God Bless You all.

  10. My prayers to the entire Schmit Family

  11. Conny ,so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers go with you. My friend will always be with me . I know he will keep the angels laughing. Your friend Rick

  12. Bill and are deeply sorry for your loss and hope that you will find some peace. To live on in one’s heart is not to die.

  13. Thoughts and Prayers to the entire Schmit Family. Cherish the wonderful memories of Randy as we are sure there are many.

  14. Conny and the Schmidt Family sorry for your loss

  15. I am so sorry for your loss! Randy was a WONDERFUL Man who was loved by so many! I, unfortunately will not be able to make his service as I am out of state, but please know my prayers are sent to all of his family. May God hold you in the palm of his hand and ease your pain!

  16. So sorry to hear. My deepest sympathies to his family. You will be in my prayers

  17. Deepest sympathies to the entire Schmit family. Randy was a family friend as well as a great real estate agent. He is gone too soon and will be missed.

  18. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. May God hold your family close with extra blessings for peace and comfort.

  19. May I share sympathies and condolence with deep regret for Randy’s passing. It certainly came too soon.

  20. Sincere sympathies to the Schmit family on Randy’s passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you all as you celebrate his life that was taken too soon. May Randy Rest In Peace in the loving arms of Our Lord.

  21. Prayers for Randy and prayers to his entire family that he leaves behind. Karen and I are so sorry for your loss. Gene and Rosemary, there is no way we can start to imagine losing a son in the prime of his life. Always remember that you have many friends and your friends have many shoulders that you may lean upon when the need arises. May you all be blessed.

  22. Our sincerest sympathies to the whole family, Prayers of strength for all, at this very difficult time. Randy will be missed by the whole community. Many fond memories of our sons playing football together before college.
    God Bless,
    Ken and Jennifer Salmon

  23. So sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord ease your sorrow with His great love.

    Kim Jones

  24. To the whole family, I am so sorry for your loss. Randy always put a smile on everyone’s face! Holding all of you in my prayers!

  25. So sorry to hear. My prayers to family. Blessings

  26. Thank you so much Doris and Paul

  27. We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you and your family. May God give you strength in this time. Randy will be truly missed.

    Long time friends Neal and Holly Gutermann

  28. Dear :Robb & Stacy , Aaron, Alexandria, Sadie, Andrew . Ali and Gene & Rosemary .
    Paul and myself are so sorry for your great loss. We will have you all in our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time and may the Lord comfort your hearts as only he can do.
    Sincerely yours, Paul and Doris Kuklewski

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