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Corrine Treena Schmitz

Obituary for Corrine Treena Schmitz

August 18, 1930 - February 11, 2022
Fall River, Wisconsin | Age 91


Corrine G. "Teena" Schmitz, age 91, passed on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Clearview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Juneau.

Private services were held with burial at Fall River Cemetery. A remembrance party for family and friends will be held at a later date.

Corrine was born on August 18, 1930 in Columbus, Wisconsin to Orrin and Della (nee: Warber) Stofflet. She was married to Lloyd Winter and together they owned and operated a dairy farm south of Beaver Dam along with Lloyd's sister, Gladys. Corrine worked as a waitress at Earl's Café in Columbus and enjoyed the people she met. Later, she was united in marriage with Jack Schmitz and together they owned Jack's Bar in Fall River. Corrine was a wonderful cook and baker who treated her customers like they were her family. She also enjoyed gardening and canning. One of Corrine's favorite things to do was singing with local country and western bands. She had a way of personalizing some songs and enjoyed getting the crowd engaged. Corrine was also a lover of animals and was a member of the Humane Society. In her retirement years, she loved to travel and enjoyed several cruises.

Survivors include her children, Cheryl Winter Henderson of Rio, Daryl (Kim) Winter of Columbus; her "adopted daughter" and good friend, Char Hannigan of Rio; four grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and friends. Corrine was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Lloyd Winter; her second husband, Jack Schmitz; and her brothers and sisters, Bernard, Stanley, Orrin Jr; Betty, Doris, Dottie, and Gloria.

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