Irma L. Schmeling, Milton, WI, and formerly Janesville, WI (1922-2014)
September 6, 1922 - June 18, 2014
Irma L. Schmeling, age 91, of Milton, and formerly of Janesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Milton Senior Living. She was born on Sept. 6, 1922, in Muscoda, WI, the daughter of the late Joseph H. and Mildred I. (Jones) Beran. On June 9, 1945, Irma married Howard W. Schmeling in Milton, WI, and together they had two children. He predeceased her on June 2, 1991. Irma was a longtime member of First Baptist Church in Janesville, where she was involved in numerous church circles. In her earlier years, Irma worked at Parker Pen and Amphenol Controls. Irma was a very gracious and gentle lady, who enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, along with sewing and gardening.
Irma is survived by her two children, James (Carol) Schmeling of Janesville, and Kathy (Richard) Reesman of Burlington, WI; grandchildren: Dr. Tamara (Dr. Russell) Grant of York, Great Britain, Fr. Nathan Reesman of West Bend, WI, and Aaron (Stephanie) Reesman of Twin Lakes, WI; great-grandchildren whom she adored: Jacob, Madison, Emma, and Sydney. She is further survived by her brother, Archie Beran of Milton; sister-in-law: Vera Schmeling; brothers-in-law, Tom Snyder and Ken Schmeling; numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her granddaughter, Melissan Schmeling; two sisters, Coila Snyder and Irene Davis; and two brothers, Wayne Beran and Vivian Beran
Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 3414 Woodhall Dr., Janesville, with Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the CHURCH. Interment will be next to her husband at Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Memorials would be greatly appreciated if they were made in Irma's name to First Baptist Church.
Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 S. Austin Road, Janesville, WI (608) 752-2444