Monty Schmitz, 78, Oxford: Feb. 20, 1938 – Feb. 27, 2016

first_imgMonty SchmitzMonty Schmitz, 78, of Oxford died on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita.Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Winfield. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 1 from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. at the Oxford Funeral Service Chapel with the family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established with the Trinity Lutheran Church or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice and may be left with Oxford Funeral Service. For further information please visit www.oxfordfuneralservice.com.Monty Lloyd Schmitz was born on February 20, 1938, the son of Lloyd D. and Maggie Dothula (Mills) Schmitz. Monty graduated from Jefferson Oklahoma High School in 1956. He was united in marriage with Margaret Kukuk on February 14, 1960. Monty worked at and managed grain elevators and worked for Cessna and Boeing. Monty enjoyed hunting and fishing with his sons.His other hobbies included rock collecting and polishing, wood carving, and photography. He was also an avid reader and attended Trinity Lutheran Church in Winfield.Surviving to honor Monty’s memory are his loving wife, Margaret of the home; sons: Tony Schmitz and wife Christine of Charlotte, N.C. and Jonathan Schmitz of Oxford, KS, grandchildren; Jake Schmitz and Barbara Kate Schmitz, brother, Clarke W. Schmitz of Medford, OK and step-brother, Jim Hajek and wife Wilma of Renfro, Okla.Monty is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Darrell Schmitz and step-mother, Arlene Hajek.last_img read more