Joey S Schmitting
July 10, 1980 - Oct. 3, 2017
Stockbridge, WI
Funeral Service:
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017
4:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017
12:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Joey S Schmitting
Stockbridge, WI

Joey S. “JoJo” Schmitting, age 37, of Stockbridge died on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Calumet Medical Center in Chilton.  He was born July 10, 1980 in Chilton, son of Lori (Hardrath) Schmitting - Czeskleba and the late Jeffrey Scott Schmitting.  

JoJo began his working career at KayTee Products in Chilton before working as a Lathe Operator at Stockbridge Engineering in Stockbridge.  

He was a member of ABATE and never passed up an opportunity of enjoy the great outdoors.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and also began wood burnings, creating pictures for people to display in their homes.  JoJo loved to use his hands and work to create new things for people to enjoy.  He always enjoyed time spent working to further farm work and had lately picked up the art of pickling eggs.  Joe was a loving, big hearted friend to everybody he knew. He truly treasured every moment he spent with his friends and all those he loved.

Survivors include his mother and step-father: Lori & Ted Czeskleba; his maternal grandmother: Lois (Pete) Hardrath-Hau; his faithful canine friends: Daisie & Toby; his siblings:  Lisa (Bob) Cullen, Lee Schmitting and his special friend, Janet Stoelb, James (Amy) Schmitting, Julie Schmitting and her special friend, Charlie Williams, Laura (Joseph III), Schad; his Godchild and niece, Becca Schad, other nieces and nephews: Carsin, Alyssa, Nicole, Ali, Kylie, Caden, Mikayla, Jeffrey, & Olivia; and his godfather: Michael J. Hardrath. JoJo is also survived by his second family; people he adored and spent much time with: Terry, Kathy, Jason and Jeremy Moehn.  He is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

JoJo was preceded in death by his father; his grandfathers: Hugo Hardrath & Lester Schmitting; grandmother: Rose Heimbach Stewart; and his godmother: Gail Busse.  

Funeral service will be at 4:00 pm on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) with the Rev. Joel Brassfield officiating.  Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 12:00 Noon until 3:45 pm on Saturday, October 7, 2017. 

Joey's family would like to thank the Stockbridge First Responders and the Calumet Medical Center Trauma Staff for their quick response and compassionate efforts to save our Joe.
Lori, May God grant you strength to find peace in the days to come, Saturday will be the most difficult thing you will do in your life--- saying "goodbye" as he is now with his Maker! We are blessed with the gift of life & its truly a blessing that you & your loved ones have been given 37 fantastic earthly years--- build on the memories & always know that he is "forever with you". Hugs my dear friend! May you find comfort.

Sherrie Schaefeer - Oct. 4, 2017

Lori, My sympathy. Your Jojo was such a good kid. Breaks my heart that he's gone too soon. He walks with Angels now. May you find peace and comfort in knowing he's safe in Jesus' arms. Love and prayers. dr37t

Kathy Kuhn (Friend) - Oct. 3, 2017

Sending my deepest sympathy to Joey's family. Wishing you peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Judy Woelfel (New Holstein) - Oct. 3, 2017

You'll be missed by so many! Every time I see a turtle or a rabbit in my yard I'll forever be reminded of you!

Brad and Renee (Neighbors ) - Oct. 3, 2017

Joey was a gentle giant. Such a sweet loving person! He will be missed greatly by all the people who know him.

Laurie O'Brien (Step- mother) - Oct. 3, 2017

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