Obit: Schmidt, Minnie D. (1876 - 1965)


Surnames: Schmidt, Grajkowski

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/28/1965

Schmidt, Minnie D. (15 SEP 1876 - 22 OCT 1965)

Minnie D. Schmidt, 89, passed away at her home in the city (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.), on Friday, Oct. 22nd, 1965.

Mrs. Schmidt was born Sept. 15, 1876 at Hollandtown, Wis. On Nov. 22, 1898, at Hollandtown, she was married to John A. Schmidt, and following their marriage they moved to Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) where they were engaged in farming until May of 1944, when she moved to the city of Thorp.

Funeral services were held at St. Bernard's Catholic Church on Monday, Oct. 25th. Rev. Francis Brockman officiated at the ten a.m. service and burial was in St. Bernard's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Anton Beller, Jay Alger, Herbert Hermsen, Pat Soderberg, John Maier, Sr., and Gilbert Voelker.

She is survived by two sons, William of Medical Lake, Wash., and Frank J., Thorp; three daughters, Sophie, Carrie, (Evelyn) Mrs. Victor Grajkowski, all of Thorp, 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband and one son, Norbert. Those from out of town attending the funeral were: Sister Mary Ronald, Ladysmith; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schmidt, Chisholm, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Schmidt, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Schmidt and daughter, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Heiting, Port Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Heiting; Mrs. Sylvester Abramowicz; Mrs. Rose Janssen, Stanley; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Broeren; Mr. John Broeren; Mrs. Carl Micke; Mrs. Salvena Verhagen; Mr. Art Vandenberg; Mr. and Mrs. George Schmidt; Mrs. Frank Crooks; Mr. and Mrs. John R. Fletcher, Green Bay; Mrs. Henry Killian and Mrs. Leona Horn, Little Chute, Mr. and Mrs. Matt Maehn and Mr. and Mrs. Art Maehn, Stockbridge; Mrs. Francis Koller, Menasha; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fruch, Fairchild, and Mrs. Mary Ohnemus, Greenwood; Mrs. Peter Brocktrup, Menasha, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Broeren, Neenah.

Those who called on Sunday from out of town: Mrs. Anna Geiseu; Mr. and Mrs. John Weber; Mr. and Mrs. Leander Schmidt; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kloppple of Hilbert; Mr. and Mrs. Elroy Karb, Chilton; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Neals, Elkhart Lake; Mrs. Marie Strebe, Sheboygan; Mrs. Marie Brantmeier; Mrs. Alfrieda Muckerheide, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Herm Fruch, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bauer, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Fruch, Curtiss; Mrs. Francis Hansen, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Schmidt and Larry and Alice Schmidt, Hudson; Mr. and Mrs. Vince Wagener and Ramona Schmidt, Eau Claire; Mrs. Sophia Bernhagen and Jack, Chippewa Falls.



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