Obit: Schmidt, Judy K. (1950 – 2014)


Surnames: Schmidt, Wundrow, Grancorvitz, Gall, Eilers

Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 07 Nov 2014

Schmidt, Judy K. (20 JUL 1950 – 5 NOV 2014)

Judy Schmidt, age 64, of Marshfield, WI formerly of Neillsville, WI died Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, WI.

Judith Kay Schmidt was born on July 20, 1950 in Marshfield, WI the daughter of Raymond and Betty (Wundrow) Grancorvitz. She graduated from Marshfield High School and was united in marriage to Brian F. Schmidt on June 21, 1974. Judy and Brian owned and operated The White Horse restaurant in Neillsville from 1978 to 1995. Brian died in 1996. Judy then worked, for eleven years, at the Ho-Chunk Casino in Black River Falls, WI as the supervisor of Food/Beverage Services. Her health forced her to retire.

She is survived by her mother, Betty Grancorvitz of Marshfield, WI, two sisters, Ellen (Jeff) Gall of Marshfield, WI and Diane (Randy) Eilers of Colby, WI, three nieces and seven nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Brian, a son, Jason Lee who passed away in infancy, and her father, Raymond Grancorvitz.

The Funeral Service for Judy will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Fr. Varkey V. Joseph will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Monday at the Gesche Funeral Home. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at a later date.

The family would like to extend a thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of 7N at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield, and to the staff at Golden Living Center - Three Oaks and the doctors and staff at DaVita Dialysis for the excellent and compassionate care that Judy received. Judy showed great courage and strength during her illness.

Memorials may be directed to the Ronald McDonald House, 803 W. North St., Marshfield, WI, 54449 or to St. Mary's Catholic Church Kitchen Remodeling Project, 1813 Black River Rd, Neillsville, WI 54456.

Online Condolences may be made at

The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Judy's family with Funeral arrangements.



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