Richard John Schmieding, age 77 passed away on Saturday January 21, 2023.
He was born in Appleton, WI on September 15, 1945 to the late John and Eleanor Schmieding Young. Richard graduated from Appleton West High School in 1964. He was united in marriage to his High School sweetheart, Connie, on June 17, 1966.
Richard was a hardworking, dedicated father and husband. He enjoyed motorsports, golfing and in his later years retirement on Lake Winnebago.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years Connie Schmieding; children: Todd Schmieding, Tara (Mark) Junkans, Mark Schmieding and Brad (Michelle) Schmieding; grandchildren: Collin, Cailee, Matthew, Megan and Jared; siblings: John (Debbie) Schmieding, Thomas (Celine Rickman) Loden and Mary (Jon) Weibel; brother-in-law: Peter Blahnik; he is further survived by multiple in-laws, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, Elmer Young and sister, Judy Blahnik.
A Celebration of Life gathering will be held from 1-4 PM on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Wichmann Funeral Home Tri-County Chapel,1592 S. Oneida St., Appleton, WI 54915.