A Memorial Service celebrating the wonderful life of Georganne “Gigi” Schmutzer is currently being planned. We will update this page as soon as information becomes finalized.
Georganne M. Schmutzer, 61, of Parkville, MO formerly of La Crescenta, CA passed away peacefully on March 24, 2023. She was born April 28, 1961 in Schaumburg, IL to George H. And Tanya M. (Alkire) Pape.
Gigi was reared in Chicago and educated in Massachusetts. She graduated high school in Sterling and earned a BS in Applied Mathematics from Springfield College. She went on to earn an MBA from the University of Southern California. In recent years, Gigi worked as an administrative assistant at the First United Methodist Church in Glendale, CA and most recently as an assistant to the Superintendent of Schools for the Park Hill School District. She had a deep love for both her Lord and her family. She cherished her family time and was always placing the needs of others first. In her spare time, she enjoyed baking, various crafts and she was always able to accomplish anything she set her mind to.
She married Christian Albert Schmutzer on March 28, 1992 in La Crescenta, CA. In addition to Chris, survivors include their children: Eric Karl Schmutzer and wife, Elizabeth of Oceanside, CA, Matthew Edward Schmutzer of Costa Mesa, CA, Stephen George Schmutzer of Parkville, MO and Jessica Kathleen Schmutzer of Parkville, MO; a sister, Cynthia Chadwick and husband, Richard, and a brother, Edward Pape, all of Massachusetts; two beloved grandchildren, Katherine, and Natalie. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a sister, Kathleen Rozanski.