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Mary S. Schmidt

March 2, 1916 — August 28, 2017

Mary S. Schmidt

Mary S. Schmidt, 101, of Toledo, OH, formerly of Garner, Iowa passed away Monday, August 28, 2017 at Lane Park Assisted Living in Toledo.

A graveside service will be held 2 P.M., Sunday, June 17, 2018 at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery west of Garner. Cataldo Funeral Home is assisting the family with local arrangements.

Mary was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on March 2, 1916 to Adam and Maria (Stang) Schmidt. She was one of eleven children that lived on their family farm in Iowa. She married, Philip Schmidt in 1945. Mary worked on the family farm and in the factories during WW II in Chicago.

She was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church where she worked in the rectory and also volunteered as a playground monitor at the school.

Mary is survived by her children, Carol Thomas, Susan Shasteen, Michael (Kathleen) Schmidt, Raymond (Janiece) Schmidt, Mary Lou (Pete) Rajner, Barb (Mark) Zilio; sister, Ann Haes; brother, George Schmidt of Garner; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Philip; daughter, Patricia McLennan; son-in-law, Samuel Thomas; and eight siblings.
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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery

US Hwy. 18, Garner, IA 50438

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