Obit: Schmitt, Betty Mae (1929- 2011)


Surnames: Eisenhower, Freeze, Kennedy, Manbeck, Nevin, Schmitt, Snapp

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, January 13, 2011, online edition

Schmitt, Betty Mae (Eisenhower) (November 1, 1929 - January 9, 2011)

Betty Mae Schmitt, 81, Town of Holway, died Sunday, Jan. 9 at the Golden Living Center in Rib Lake, under hospice and palliative care.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, Jan. 14 at 3 p.m. at New Harvest Assembly of God in

Withee, with Pastor Jason Snapp officiating.

Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 1 p.m. until the time of the service.

The former Betty Eisenhower was born on November 1, 1929 in Cambridge, Ohio, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Ira Eisenhower. She attended school in Barnesville, Ohio.

In 1947, she married Virgil Manbeck and they were later divorced.

In 1964 in Florida, she married Warren Schmitt, who preceded her in death on December 19, 2006. They lived in Florida and Ohio before moving to the Medford area where they lived for 18 years.

She was a member of the Owen-Withee Assembly of God. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, camping and reading, especially about birds and birding.

Survivors include two sons, Harold Manbeck and John Manbeck, both of Medford; two daughters, Marilyn (Joe) Kennedy of Medford and Michille Nevin of Gilman; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Joseph Allen Kennedy; a great-grandson, Justin Lee Freeze; and three brothers.

Memorial contributions in her honor may be given to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.

Dallmann-Kniewel Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake assisted the family with arrangements.



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