Obit: Schmidt, Charlene A. (1950 –2014)


Surnames: Schmidt, Hannum, Rottscheit, Mischka, Daniel, Dietel, Budtke

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Wis.) 26 Mar 2014

Schmidt, Charlene A. (11 APR 1950 – 19 MAR 2014)

Charlene A. Schmidt, 63, Eleva, formerly of Loyal, was granted her angel wings on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, with her family by her side after a long battle with breast cancer. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, March 22, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Loyal. Pallbearers were Aaron Budtke, Alec Hannum, Dustin Dietel, Jeremiah Dietel, Aaron Rueth and Chad Kollmansberger. Honorary pallbearers were Scott Hannum and Sergio Dietel.

Charlene Ann Hannum was born on April 11, 1950, in Marshfield, the daughter of Francis and Harriet (nee Rottscheit) Hannum. She was raised and received her education in Marshfield, graduating from Columbus High School in 1968. She married Carl R. Mischka in 1977. They later divorced. Char later married Dale M. Schmidt on July 11, 1987, at St. John's Catholic Church in Marshfield. Although she loved quilting, sewing, decorating and genealogy, her greatest joy was spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Dale Schmidt; her daughter, Renee (Troy) Daniel; her son, Rodney (Christina) Mischka; four grandchildren, Jackson, Denver, Mariah Jo and Tatum; three brothers, Richard Hannum, Robert (Jean) Hannum, and Lawrence (Chris) Hannum; two sisters, Sheila (Peter) Dietel and Lori (Dennis) Budtke; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Cuddie Funeral Home, Loyal, assisted the family with arrangements.           



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