Obit: Schmirler, Andrew B. (1933 - 2012)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt

Surnames: Calmes, Feldmeier, Haupt, Lemke, Rogers-Schmirler, Scherzberg, Schmirler, Stein, Totsky, Wiedenhoeft, Wishart

----Source: The Abbotsford Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 02/02/2013

Schmirler, Andrew B. "Andy" (19 FEB 1933 - 24 DEC 2012)

Andrew B. "Andy", Schmirler, age 79, of Brown Deer, was born to Eternal Life on Monday, December 24, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Mequon, surrounded by his family.

Andy was born February 19, 1933, to Anton and Josephine (Calmes) Schmirler, in Ladysmith, Wisconsin. He was united in marriage to Nancy E. Totsky in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on June 24, 1961.

Andy, Mathematics Professor Emeritus, taught at Milwaukee School of Engineering (M.S.O.E.) for 43 years. He loved traveling and spending time with his beloved wife and family, especially coaching his children's and grandchildren's sports teams. Andy will be deeply missed and fondly remembered for being a devoted husband, father, and grandfather.

Andy was an active member of Knights of Columbus and a pro-life advocate volunteering for Wisconsin Right to Life. Andy is survived by his wife Nancy (Totsky); children Michael (Ann) Schmirler of Hartford; Steven (Cindy Feldmeier) Schmirler of Minnetonka, MN; Thomas (Bobette) Schmirler of Milwaukee; Ronald Schmirler (Nicole Rogers-Schmirler) of Waukesha; Paul (Amy) Schmirler of Glendale; Gregory Schmirler of Sussex; Mary (Soren) Scherzberg of Mequon; Theresa (Kevin) Haupt of Whitefish Bay; and Anton Schmirler of Shorewood; grandchildren Matthew, Benjamin, Joseph, Andrew, Nicholas, Alyssa, Sarah, Michaela Schmirler, Jacob, Phaedra Rogers-Schmirler, Cailin, Leah, Joshua, Mackenzie Schmirler, Ava, Adam, Alexander Scherzberg; step - grandchildren Meghan, William Feldmeier, Zachary, Noah, Hannah Wishart and his sibling Ann (Gilbert) Wiedenhoeft of Evansville; and sister-in-law Betty (Glenn) Lemke of Wauwatosa.

Andy is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Andy is preceded in death by his parents, granddaughters Kristen Schmirler and Angelica Scherzberg, a sibling Dorothy Schmirler, brother-in-law Donald Totsky, sisters-in-law Margaret (Stein) Totsky and Evelyn Totsky.

Services were held in Milwaukee. In lieu of flowers, Masses to the Church in Andy's honor would be appreciated.





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