Obit: Schmidt, Frances (1885 - 1951)
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Surnames: Schmidt, Verkuilen, Lisiecki

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 11/29/1951

Schmidt, Frances (21 SEP 1885 - 22 NOV 1951)

Mrs. Frances Schmidt (nee Verkuilen), resident of this city (Thorp, Clark Co., Wis.) passed away on Nov. 22, 1951 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Chippewa Falls, at the age of 66 years, 2 months.

She was born at Hollandtown, Wis., Sept. 21, 1885. She came to Thorp at an early age.

On Oct. 28, 1902 she was united in marriage to Fred M. Schmidt and lived on a farm in the town of Worden for 44 years. Six years ago they sold their farm and moved to the city of Thorp.

She leaves to mourn her death, five sons, Edwin and Hermiss of Thorp, Melvin of Milwaukee, Arthur of Chisholm, Minn., and Reuben of Dorchester, three daughters, Sister Mary Hermes O.S.F. of St. Frances Convent, Milwaukee, Mrs. John (Rose) Lisiecki and Mrs. George F. (Eleanor) Schmidt of Thorp. Nineteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Her husband and two infant daughters preceded her in death.

Funeral services were held at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church at 9:30 Monday morning, Nov. 26 with a Solemn Requiem Mass celebrated by Rev. Chester Dionne, a nephew of Denmark, Wis. Rev. A. M. Muckerheide as deacon and Rev. Pineon of Edson as sub-deacon. Interment was made in St. Bernard’s Cemetery.

Pallbearers were George Haas, Robert Haas, George Maier, Peter Henke, Walter Verkuilen and Peter Kolodziej.

Out of town relatives attending were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schmidt and Arthur Jr. of Chisholm, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Schmidt and family of Milwaukee; Sister Mary Hermes, O.S.F, Grafton, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Schmidt of Dorchester; Miss Carrie Schmidt, John Pozniak of Chicago; Arthur Harris, Lake Geneva, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schmidt, John Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Leander Schmidt, Mrs. Johnny Weber, Mrs. Matt Moehn, Mrs. Anna Glesen, Mrs. Robert Luck of Hilbert; Mrs. Geo. Schmidt and Mrs. Christine Taggart of Kaukauna; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hoks of Menasha; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vanderkooy, Mrs. Bernard Buss, Mrs. Nettie Spranger, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Verkuilen and Mrs. Merle Breske of Eland, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Premeau of Colby; Mrs. Mary Verkuilen and Mr. and Mrs. Zais of Stanley; Rev. C. A Deonne of Denmark, Wis.



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