Walter “Sonny” Schmakel, age 82 of Waconia, passed away Tuesday (7/31) at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Funeral Service will be held Saturday (8/4) at 11 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia. Visitation will be Friday from 4-7:30 pm at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, prayer service at 7 pm. Visitation continues one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.