Gary Schmeling, 65, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on May 24, 2013, at Ministry Door County Medical Center. He was born in East Maplewood on November 6, 1947, to Jennings and Edna (Uecker) Schmeling. On August 5, 1972, he married Beverly Dufek in Algoma.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly; three children, Jennifer (Anthony) VanDenWildenberg, Kaukauna; Barbara (Alejandro) Almario, Milton, FL; Gary A. Schmeling II, Appleton; two grandchildren, Alyce and Lucas VanDenWildenberg; one sister, Audrey (Knudt) Miller, Milton, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Elaine Barrett.
Funeral services will be 12:00 noon, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay with Rev. Nathan Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the Forestville Town Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at church on Tuesday. On-line condolences may be offered at www.forbesfuneralhome.com.