Obit: Schmidt, Harriet H. (1901 – 1971)


Surnames: Schmidt, Hedler, Brockman, Wagner, Ruff, Wiater, Brandt, Kubiszewski, Verkuilen, Nemitz, Hostios, Gengler

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 14 Jan 1971

Schmidt, Harriet H. (23 NOV 1901 – 5 JAN 1971)

Harriet Hl. (Hedler) Schmidt, 69, passed away at Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, on Tuesday, January 5, 1971, after a short illness. Funeral services were held at St. Bernard's Catholic Church at 110 a.m. on Saturday, January 9, with Reverend Brockman and Reverend Walijewski officiating. Burial was made in Riverside Cemetery, Withee.

Pallbearers were: John Wagner, Clarence Ruff, Adam Wiater, John Brandt, Casey Kubiszewski, and Mike Verkuilen.

The former Harriet Helen Hedler was born in Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.) on November 23, 1901, and spent her childhood years on the family farm in Reseburg (Clark Co.). She attended Reseburg Grade School and Wausau Business Institute, Wausau. She left the Thorp area for various lengths of time to work in Milwaukee, Chippewa Falls, and also spent a full year with her sister, Clara, in Portland, Oregon. She returned to Thorp in 1928 and was united in marriage to Edwin G. Schmidt on June 25, 1929.

Born to this marriage were seven children: Ceylon E., now of Columbus, Ohio, Alvira M. (Nemitz) of Milwaukee, Joel T. of Hickory Hills, Illinois, Armon R. of Chicago, Illinois, Allen J. of Sun Prairie, and Yvonne H. (Hostios) of Detroit, Michigan, all of whom are left to mourn. Also surviving are: her husband, Edwin G. of Thorp; and four brothers, Fred, Tom, and Leo Hedler of Thorp, and Leland Hedler of Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Ellen Hedler, and one brother, Frank, and two sisters, Clara and Olive Hedler.

Attending the funeral were friends and relatives from various cities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio.



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