Obituaries

Evelyn Szurma
B: 1920-10-24
D: 2017-08-13
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Szurma, Evelyn
Gary Slotke
B: 1954-12-22
D: 2017-08-12
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Slotke, Gary
Jeanette Romano
B: 1923-02-27
D: 2017-08-11
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Romano, Jeanette
Frieda Pawelski
B: 1943-03-19
D: 2017-08-10
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Pawelski, Frieda
Leon Musser
B: 1923-09-06
D: 2017-08-09
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Musser, Leon
Sr. Monica Welniak
B: 1930-06-01
D: 2017-08-09
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Welniak, Sr. Monica
Delores Molter
B: 1924-05-24
D: 2017-08-08
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Molter, Delores
Bruce Dombrowski
B: 1952-07-13
D: 2017-08-08
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Dombrowski, Bruce
Evelyn Sullivan
B: 1918-10-01
D: 2017-08-07
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Sullivan, Evelyn
Geneva Rice
B: 1924-10-23
D: 2017-08-04
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Rice, Geneva
Sr. Mary Metternich
B: 1915-12-03
D: 2017-08-04
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Metternich, Sr. Mary
Patricia Marcouiller
B: 1929-04-10
D: 2017-08-02
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Marcouiller, Patricia
Dorothy Werra
B: 1923-07-10
D: 2017-08-02
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Werra, Dorothy
Marion Geronime
B: 1937-05-20
D: 2017-08-01
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Geronime, Marion
Victoria Shinners
B: 1922-10-18
D: 2017-07-28
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Shinners, Victoria
Sandra Zinda
B: 1948-06-10
D: 2017-07-28
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Zinda, Sandra
Dorothy Lanza
B: 1919-10-09
D: 2017-07-27
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Lanza, Dorothy
Minerva Lowe
B: 1921-08-20
D: 2017-07-27
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Lowe, Minerva
Wayne Dunbar
B: 1936-02-15
D: 2017-07-25
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Dunbar, Wayne
Robert Sonnen
B: 1940-01-18
D: 2017-07-24
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Sonnen, Robert
Antoinette Tombari
B: 1921-06-10
D: 2017-07-23
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Tombari, Antoinette

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Peter J. Schramka

Born in Milwaukee, Peter attended St. Stephen Martyr Grade School and graduated in 1983.  After that, he attended Messmer High School for one year and then graduated from Dominican High School in Whitefish Bay in 1987.  Peter is a member of the Dominican High School Athletic Hall of Fame for basketball and baseball.

After high school, Peter attended and graduated from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina in 1992 with a BA in History. There, he was a catcher for the baseball team, and for one year held the NCAA Division 1 career record hit by pitches.  

Peter graduated from MATC in Milwaukee with a degree in Mortuary Science in 1995 and has been a funeral director at Schramka Funeral Homes ever since.  

He married his wife Amanda in 1993 and has two children, Grace and Caroline.

John Klein, General Manager
Email: john@wisconsinfh.com

John grew up in the Milwaukee area before graduating from New Berlin West High School in 1991. He continued his education at UW-Waukesha and UW-Whitewater with emphasis on Psychology before completing his Degree in Mortuary Science from Milwaukee Area Technical College – West Allis in 1999.

He started as a Funeral Director Apprentice with Molthen-Bell and Sons Funeral Home in 1995 and became a Licensed Funeral Director with them in 1999. He continued his career with Molthen-Bell and Sons until 2007 when he took the Location Manager position with the Schramka Funeral Homes in Milwaukee, Menomonee Falls and Thiensville. In 2009 he expanded his group with the Schramka-Borgwardt Funeral Homes in West Allis and Hales Corners and continuing his work with Molthen-Bell and Sons.

He is currently the General Manager of the Molthen-Bell-Schramka-Borgwardt group serving South Milwaukee, Hales Corners, Milwaukee, Menomonee Falls and Thiensville.

John currently lives in West Allis with his wife, Laura Klein who also works with Molthen-Bell and Sons, and their two children, Sammy and Alex. John enjoys fishing, cheering on the Packers and traveling to Eagle River in the summer and Ft. Myers, Florida in the fall with his family.

Stacy Smith, Licensed Funeral Director

Stacy Smith started with Schramka Funeral Homes in 2000 as a greeter. She then began her apprenticeship in 2001. Stacy graduated the Mortuary science program from MATC in 2004 as a licensed Funeral Director.  She married her husband Paul in 2007.  In 2013 they welcomed their son Drew into the world. Stacy has a true passion for assisting families in their time of need.

Amanda King, Licensed Funeral Director

Amanda was born and raised in Neenah, WI. She graduated from UW-Parkside with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2013, then went on to earn her degree in Mortuary Science from MATC. She began her apprenticeship with Molthen-Bell Funeral Home in 2014 and became a licensed funeral director with Schramka Funeral Homes in 2016.

Amanda currently resides in Thiensville with her husband, Dennis.

Nick Schilling, Licensed Funeral Director

Nick was born in Milwaukee and grew up in West Allis. He graduated from Nathan Hale High School in 2007 and went on to attend the Funeral Service Program at MATC. He started out as an apprentice in 2009 became a licensed funeral director in 2011. He joined Molthen Bell Funeral Home in fall of 2014.

In his free time, Nick enjoys traveling across the United States, some of his favorite places include Colorado, South Dakota, Washington DC, Tennessee and North Carolina. He also enjoys creating new recipes for his vegan diet, and exploring Milwaukee on the weekends. He currently lives in Oak Creek with his fiancée.

Shelly Schroeger, Licensed Funeral Director

Shelly earned her degree in Mortuary Science from MATC in 2000. She began her career as an apprentice funeral director for Schramka Funeral Homes in 1999. Shelly is also licensed by the State of Wisconsin as an Insurance Intermediary.

Shelly and her husband married in 2004 and have one daughter. She and her family currently reside in Menomonee Falls. Shelly proudly serves on the Board of Directors for the Menomonee Falls Lions Club. She also is Past President of that club.

Tajai Turner, Licensed Funeral Director

Tajai was born in Chicago, IL but raised in Milwaukee, WI. She graduated from Bay View High School Class of 2008. Tajai obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Sociology from the University of Wisconsin Parkside in 2013. She furthered her education by earning a degree in Mortuary Science from Worsham College of Mortuary Science. She served as an Apprentice Funeral Director for Schramka Funeral Home as well as Molthen-Bell and Son Funeral Home. Tajai became a Licensed Funeral Director in 2016 serving families throughout the Milwaukee, South Milwaukee, Hales Corners, Thiensville and Menomonee Falls area. She is also licensed by the State of Wisconsin as an Insurance Intermediary.

Tajai enjoys the freedom of expression through various forms of art such as music, dance and fashion. She is passionate about healthy living whether it be physically, spiritually or mentally.