Gilbert H. Schmoock Jr., age 72, of Hingham, passed away Sunday morning, (July 29, 2018) at the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice facility in Sheboygan Falls.

He was born on July 2, 1946 in Wisconsin Rapids, son of the late Gilbert Sr. and Catherine (Bankes) Schmoock.

Gib graduated from Lincoln High School in Wisconsin Rapids in 1964. Following High School, he served in the United States Navy for 3 years.

On November 14, 1970 he married Betty Taylor at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Adell.

He worked at Toro for many years (Formerly Gilson and Lawn Boy). Over the years, he held many different positions and retired in 2012.

Gib was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Adell.

He enjoyed bowling, deer hunting, fishing, camping and going to eat at Waldo Café.

Survivors include: His wife: Betty of Hingham; Four children: Teresa (Dale) Critchley of West St. Paul, MN, Wendy (Geoffrey) Schuh of Plymouth, Jill (Andrew) Ife of Southampton, England, Matthew (Mai) Schmoock of Sheboygan; 16 Grandchildren; Brother: Carl (Barbara) Schmoock of Athens, GA; 4 Brothers-inlaw; 4 Sisters-in-law; and also survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by: His parents; Mother and father-in-law: Willard and Elnora Taylor; and Sister: Joy Hindes.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Adell. Rev. Nathan Meador, Pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Plymouth officiated.

Burial will be in the Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

A Memorial Fund is being established in Gilbert’s name for the Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Adell or the Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.

The Suchon Funeral Home in Plymouth is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

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