Obit: Schmidt, George J. #2 (1880 - 1957)


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Surnames: Schmidt, Smith, Stewart


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/10/1957


Schmidt, George J. #2 (31 DEC 1880 - 24 SEP 1957)


Funeral services for George J. Schmidt were held Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9:30 o’clock at St. Bernard’s Catholic.  He was born in Hilbert, Wis., Dec. 31, 1880, and died at the age of 76 years, 9 months and 23 days.  He was married to Josephine Smith May 3rd, 1910 at Thorp at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church.  He came to Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) in 1908 and located on a farm 2 miles west and ¼ mile south of Thorp (now known as the Vic. Grajkowski farm) and lived there until 1948 when he retired and moved to the City of Thorp.  He suffered a stroke nine years ago, from which he never recovered.


Left to mourn are his wife, Josephine Schmidt, two sons, Bernard J. Schmidt of Hudson, Wis., and Raymond N. Schmidt of Thorp, two daughters, Mrs. Art (Marie) Stewart and Alice Schmidt, both of Thorp, also 11 grandchildren.


Funeral services were held in St. Bernard’s Catholic Church Sept. 28, Rev. G. B. Curtiss officiating.  Interment was in St. Bernard’s Cemetery.


Pallbearers were John Maier, Wilfred Vanderhyden Sr., Jay Alger, Lawrence Van Loo, Andrew Heiman and Frank Benzschawel.


Relatives attending the funeral of the late George J. Schmidt, Sept. 28th were: Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Schmidt, daughter Kathy and son Larry, Hudson, Wis.; Rosemary Schmidt and Mr. and Mrs. And Mr. and Mrs. Leo Bauer Jr., Marshfield, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. John Weber, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Weber, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Schmidt and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Klvepped, Hilbert, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Weber, Greenleaf, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Smith, Wausau, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. Martin Smith, Rhinelander, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fletcher, Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Schmidt, Hibbing, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Schmidt, Appleton, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. George Schmidt, Kaukauna, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. George Schmidt, Sherwood, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. John Schmidt, Menasha, Wis., Mr. and Mrs. George Bushman, Mrs. Carl Jackson, Harold Van Ert, Wis. Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Smith, Woodruff, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Milton Bishop, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Zimmel, Hazelhurst, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Francis La Ford, Tomahawk, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Smith, Heafford Junction, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Andy Page, Eau Claire, Wis.; Miss Betty Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Schmidt, Milwaukee, Wis.; Leo Bauer Sr., Abbotsford, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith, Carolyn and Bob Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Shuck, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Van Ert and Mrs. Don Schmitz, Stanley, Wis.



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