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Several Schmidt Obits

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Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
ST. PETERS, Mo. - Shirley Blanche Schmidt, 83, St. Peters, formerly of Reynolds, Ill., died Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at Blanchette Place Care Center, St. Charles, Mo.

Burial will be at the Edgington Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established at the funeral home for the Reynolds American Legion Auxiliary.

She was born Dec. 9, 1923, in Edgington Township, Ill., the daughter of Ernest Lee and Anna Blanche Hayes Baker. She married Allen T. Schmidt on April 1, 1945. He preceded her in death Aug. 20, 1973.

She attended Edgington and Hamlet schools and graduated from Reynolds High School in 1941.

She was employed at the Sherrard Power Co. as well as numerous other places of employment in the Reynolds community.

Her memberships included the Reynolds American Legion Auxiliary and Reynolds United Methodist Church. She enjoyed flower gardening, golfing and in her younger years was known for her softball pitching.

Survivors include three sons, Van Schmidt and wife Susan of St. Peters, Lyle Schmidt of Chester, Ill. and Clay Schmidt and wife Emily of Desert Hot Springs, Calif.; nine grandchildren, Jodi McIntosh of Chester, Jason Schmidt of St. Louis, Bobbie Jo Tarwater of Yuma, Ariz., Liese Dopher of St. Peters, Natasha Avilla and Austin, Clinton, Eli and Hannah Schmidt, all of Desert Hot Springs; six great-grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Miller of Joy, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a grandson, V. Teddy Schmidt; six sisters; and three brothers.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Lois Ann Schmidt, 74, Muscatine, died Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Unity Hospital.

Services are at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home. The Rev. Don Swanson will officiate. Burial will be held at Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers are Randy Amosson, Bill Burmeister, Austin Schmidt, Mike Schmidt, David Cottrell and Glen Teraberry. Honorary pallbearers are Verle Nietzel, Brandon Schmidt, Alec Amosson and Dean Fletcher.

Mrs. Schmidt was born Oct. 6, 1928, in Muscatine, the daughter of Lyle and Helen Book Lupton. She married Donald V. Schmidt Jan. 22, 1950, in Muscatine.

She worked in retail sales for the Village Shop of Sterneman Clothing.

She was a member of First Baptist Church, enjoyed teaching Sunday school and was actively involved in the church. She was involved with the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, bridge clubs, enjoyed traveling and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Thomas D. Schmidt and wife Teri of Ocala, Fla.; two daughters, Donna L. Burmeister and husband Bill of Lowden and Christine S. Amosson and husband Randy of Tipton; a brother, Lyle Lupton and wife Mildred of Muscatine; and six grandchildren, Austin and Brandon Schmidt, Suzanne and Maria Burmeister and Alec and Amanda Amosson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Christine in infancy; and a son, Steven in infancy.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Marylou H. Schmidt, 82, Bickford Cottage, 2807 Cedar St., died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002.

Memorial services are Calvary Church, 2900 Mulberry Ave. Memorials to be made to 'The Journey' for the future home of Calvary Church. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Schmidt was born on on Aug. 15, 1920, in Philadelphia, Penn., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Henderson Hemple. She married Dr. Frank A. Schmidt on Nov. 19, 1946, at the Chapel of the Grove City College, Grove City, Penn.

While residing in Dubuque, she was a member of the Dubuque Bible Church in which she began the Christian Women?s Club and was active in Bible study, acted as choir director and taught Sunday school. She was later a member of Hope Evangelical Free Church of Dubuque, the Calvary Church of Muscatine and the Gidean's Auxiliary.

Survivors include two sons, David H. Schmidt and his wife, Gale, of Muscatine and Gary A. Schmidt and his wife, Rebecca, of Naperville, Ill.; and four grandchildren, Tara, Ben, Jeremy and Gretchen Schmidt.

She was preceded in death by her parents.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE - Laura Schmidt, 96, of Muscatine, died Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, at Lutheran Homes. Graveside services will be at Greenwood Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Ahlstrom will officiate. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Homes.

Mrs. Schmidt was born on Oct. 27, 1903, in Muscatine, the daughter of Bert and Mert Oliver Allman. She married Weldon Schmidt on June 11, 1918, in Muscatine.

Survivors include two sons, Don Schmidt and his wife, Lois, of Muscatine; Clayton Schmidt and his wife, Shirley, of Ft. Meyers, Fla.; one daughter, Lorraine Cottrell of Muscatine; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one sister, one brother.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
TAYLOR RIDGE, Ill. - Dale L. Schmidt, 80, of Taylor Ridge, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2000, at Trinity Medical Center in West Rock Island, Ill.

Services will be at Family Funeral Services in Reynolds, Ill. Burial will be at Edgington Cemetery in Edgington, Ill.

Mr. Schmidt was born on Aug. 10, 1919, in Buffalo Prairie, Ill., the son of George and Katie Sullivan Schmidt. He married Beatrice "Betty" Girls on Dec. 28, 1947, in Muscatine. He farmed in rural Taylor Ridge and worked for Illinois State Highway Department in Rock Island, Ill in the maintenance division retiring in 1983. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Edgington and a member of the Local Union 371, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffers, and Helpers. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice "Betty" Schmidt of Taylor Ridge; a son Mikel Dale Schmidt Sr., of Muscatine; a grandson, Mikel Dale Schmidt Jr.; three sisters, Vera Kadel of Taylor Ridge, Mildred McQuady and her husband, Richard, of Rock Island, Ill. and Mary Lou McCreight and her husband, Dean, of Aledo, Ill. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Raymond; a sister, Lois; and a daughter-in-law, Karen Easley Schmidt.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
TIPTON, Iowa -- Vernie Schmidt, 89, of Tipton, died Saturday, Oct, 21, 2000, of heart failure at Genesis East in Davenport.

Services will be at Fry Funeral Home. The Rev. David Lorenzen will officiate. Burial will be at the Inland Cemetery in Bennett.

Ms. Schmidt was born June 12, 1911, in Dixon, the daughter of Otto and Annie Triemer Schmidt.

She was a homemaker and was educated in the Dixon schools.

Survivors include four sisters, Alice Bruhn and her husband, George, of Durant, Mildred Doermann of Cedar Rapids, Marian Kroeger of Eldridge, Mabel Horman and her husband, Elmer, of Lowden; and a brother, Clarence and his wife, Delores, of Tipton.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
ALEDO, Ill. -- Mildred M. Schmidt, 100, of Aledo, died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2000, at Mercer County Hospital in Aledo.

Services will be at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. The Rev. John Hafermann of the Zion Lutheran Church in Edgington will officiate. Burial will be at the Aledo Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Schmidt was born Sept. 27, 1900, in Coal Valley, the daughter of James and Elizabeth Adams Sackville. She married Edward Schmidt Feb. 20, 1920 in Muscatine.

She attended Coal Valley schools.

She farmed with her husband in the Edgington area for 17 years. They moved to Aledo where they farmed East of town until his death in 1963. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Edgington.

Survivors include five daughters, Eileen Bivens and Eleanor Bigham, both of Aledo, Genevieve Parchert and her husband, William, Judy Bieri and her husband, Ronnie, all of Illinois City, Ill., Virginia Padesky and her husband, James, of Moline, Ill.; a daughter-in-law, Pauline Schmidt of Aledo; 23 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and 23 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Kathleen DeSchepper; a son, Vaughn Schmidt; a great-granddaughter, Debbie Anderson; three sisters and two brothers.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Areta Jennie Schmidt, 91, of 1739 N. Mulberry Rd., Muscatine, died Dec. 30, 2000, at Lutheran Homes in Muscatine.

Services will be at the Spangler Chapel United Methodist Church. The Revs. Beverly Ingham Birtcher and Leland Eyres will officiate. Genice Reed will be organist and Vickie Anderson vocalist. Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Greg Schmidt, Jim Massey, Steve Massey, Brad Pinnell, Jim Becker, Scott Davidson, Jim Burke and John Perimuha. Burial will be at the Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mrs. Schmidt was born July 24, 1908, near Winfield, the daughter of Austin and Katie Bechler Snell. She married Carl C. Schmidt on Dec. 25, 1934, in Atallissa. He preceded her in death April 4, 1959.

She graduated from Olds High School and the University of Iowa. She taught at Atalissa, Fairview and Shiloh rural Muscatine Schools and at Mulberry and Jefferson Schools in Muscatine.

She was a member of Spangler Chapel United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, Bloomington Grange, Bloomington Homemakers, National and Iowa State Education Association, Delta Kappa Gamma and Muscatine Area Retired Teachers Association. She was a former 4-H, Rural Youth, and Methodist Youth leader. In 1996 she was honored as an Outstanding Teacher in Iowa.

She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, teacher and friend who dedicated herself to serving others. She loved music, reading, writing, cooking and traveling. She was a multi-talented lady who did everything well.

Survivors include a son, Bill Schmidt and his wife, Kathy, of Hebron, Ohio; two daughters, Sharon Steinke and her husband, Harley, of Tipton, and Joanne Massey of Muscatine; eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and a sister Gladys Meuller of Rock Island, Ill.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and three brothers.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Dorothy Schmidt our adventurous traveler's last trip ended May 9, 2001, when she died unexpectedly in Brazil, South America.

Services will be at Runge Mortuary Chapel.

Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.

She was born Jan. 24, 1910, in White Lake, SD, to Cornelius and Johannah Meier. She met Charles Schmidt in Baxter, Iowa, and they were married Jan. 22, 1939, in Unionville, Mo.
She was touring with the VIP Club, Northwest Bank of which she was a member. She was also a former member of the Broadway Theatre League, Friends of Art, Tri City Symphony, Mother Singers, Brownie/Girl Scout leader, PTA officer, Sunday school and vacation Bible school teacher. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.

She has traveled to five continents and 50 states. The one country she always wanted to visit was Russia. She said she would, too, when her ship came in. Anytime there was an opportunity to hike, ride horseback, go river tubing, ride rapids, kayak or parasail, (which she did last year) she did it.

Her travels began in 1954 when the couple purchased a new car and camping equipment. This is how they explored the states and went on a special camping expedition to Iceland. These vacations escalated to cruises, trips to foreign countries and many island tours.
Sports were also a joy. Season Hawkeye tickets with many tailgate parties, Chicago Cub games with the VIP group and members of her family and the best sport was attending games where her grandchildren played.

Survivors include her husband, Charles; daughters and husbands, Maureen and Gary Ruser of Stockton, Marlene and Jerry Bromell of Grand Mound, IA and Charlee and Jim Coonts of Davenport; grandchildren, Gregory and Timothy Ruser, Annette Kanakares, Melanie Koch, Thomas and David Bromell, Susan Simmons, Karen Roe, Carson Coonts and 13 great-grandchildren; very special friends, Wes and Jill Kirkpatrick.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers and sisters, an infant son, Carlye, and a granddaughter, Michele Ruser.

Special thanks to the American Consulate in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa - Loretta Marie Schmidt, 89, of West Liberty died Wednesday July 11, 2001, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City following a short illness.

Graveside services are at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in West Liberty. The Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Schmidt was born Aug. 20, 1911. She married Raymond Schmidt July 23, 1943, in Corydon. He preceded her in death in 1989.

She graduated from West Liberty High School in 1930.

She was employed with West Liberty Oil Co. for more than 25 years.

She was a member of the West Liberty United Methodist Church and a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star.

There are no immediate survivors.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Raymond; and two brothers, Duane and Mearl McCann.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Florence E. Schmidt, 86, of Muscatine, formerly of Atalissa, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at the Muscatine Care Center.

Services are at the Runge Mortuary in Davenport. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Davenport.

Visitation is one hour prior to services Friday at the mortuary.

Mrs. Schmidt was born on April 12, 1915, in Alvord, the daughter of Johannes and Bertha Heerde Schemmel. She married Ralph C. Schmidt on May 5, 1943, in Davenport. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1968.

Survivors include a sister, LaVerna Sparbel of Davenport; two stepgrandchildren; nephews, Donald Schemmel of Dexter, Kenneth Sparbel Sr. of Bettendorf and Robert Sparbel Jr. of Muscatine; a grandniece; 10 grandnephews; and numerous great-grandnieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Emil; sisters, Elsie Cote and Mayme Schemmel; two stepchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and a niece, Wilma Grier.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Mary C. Schmidt, 84, Hannibal, died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Beth Haven Nursing Home, Hannibal.

Services are 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church, Hannibal. The Rev. Mike Quinn will officiate. Pallbearers are her grandsons. Burial will be at Holy Family Cemetery, Hannibal.

Visitation is at the James O?Donnell Funeral Home, Hannibal. Memorials may be made to Beth Haven Nursing Home Alzheimer's Garden Wing.

Mrs. Schmidt was born on April 12, 1918, in St. Louis, Mo., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Catherine Bruner Severs. She married Ralph J. Schmidt on Oct. 14, 1941. He preceded her in death on Nov. 5, 1961.

She was a homemaker and a member of Holy Family Church.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Schmidt of Cape Girardeau, Mo. and Glen Schmidt of Ada, Mich.; five daughters, Mary Brink of Moberly, Mo., Jeanne Zagorac of Jefferson City, Mo., Beverly Fields of Florissant, Mo., Valene Cauwels of Muscatine and Madonna Tucker of Hannibal; 24 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband and two daughters, Barbara Wilson and Marsha Dooley Moeslein.
Source Muscatine Iowa Journal
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Clayton Weldon Schmidt, 82, North Fort Myers, died Friday, July 26, 2002.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hope Hospice, 9470 Health Park Circle, Ft. Myers, FL 33903. The National Cremation Society is in charge of the cremation arrangements.

Mr. Schmidt was born in Muscatine.

He retired to North Fort Myers from Lake St. Louis, Mo. 18 years ago.

He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Corps in the Burma/India Theatre.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Eilermann Schmidt; a brother, Donald Schmidt of Muscatine; a sister, Lorraine Cottrell of Muscatine; a son, Michael Schmidt of Moline, Ill.; two daughters, Anne Thomas of Davenport and Jabet Wheeler of Condon, Mont.; and five grandchildren.

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