Gena M. Scharschmidt

Gena M. Scharschmidt, age 63, of Madison, died on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at Karmenta Center in Madison.

Gena’s visitation will be combined with her mother’s, Evelyn Scharschmidt, and will also be held at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:50 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Fr. Michael J. Erwin officiating. Interment will be at St. Peter Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

Gena Maria Scharschmidt was born on May 19, 1955 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin to Donald and Evelyn (Callies) Scharschmidt. She was a 1973 graduate of Beaver Dam High School and attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Gena worked as a clerk at Children’s Hospital in Milwaukee for a number of years.

Gena is survived by her father, Donald Scharschmidt of Footville; her sister, Kathleen Ann (Gary) Larsen of Brodhead; nieces and nephew, Aaron (Lesley) Larsen of Newport, VT, Brianne (Steven) Burton of Brodhead, and Paige (Jon) Weiland of Zumbrota, MN; great nieces and great nephews, Amelia, Katie, and Julian Larsen, Clara, Iliana, and Emmett Weiland; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn Scharschmidt on October 23, 2018; and a great nephew, Ethan Larsen.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is caring for the family. To leave online condolences, or for directions and other information, please visit our website at