In Memory

Ralph Schmickel - Class Of 1967

Ralph Schmickel

Ralph L. SchmickelRalph L. Schmickel

August 03, 1949 - June 17, 2018


Ralph L. Schmickel, 68, of Kenosha, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2018 at his residence.

He was born on August 3, 1949 to the late Albert and Jenny (Covelli) Schmickel in Kenosha.  He was educated in the schools of Kenosha and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School.

Ralph married Joyce Frieburger and she preceded him in death on January 11, 2007.

Ralph worked as a gate agent for Ozark and TWA airlines for many years.

Ralph was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Ralph was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #286.  He enjoyed playing euchre at the Senior Center and at the Moose Lodge.  He also enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling, sunbathing, spending time with friends and took great pride polishing and detailing his cars.

Ralph is survived by his son Bret Schmickel of Kenosha and his brother Damien Dante of Kenosha.

A Celebration of Life for Ralph will be held on Monday, June 25th at 6:00 p.m. at the Bruch Funeral Home.  Visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service. Memorials would be appreciated to the Southport Light House Recovery Club.