EDITH C. SCHMIDT

E. Schmidt webEdith C. Schmidt, of Grasston, died on May 17, 2011 at Grace Point Crossing East in Cambridge. She was 93 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICES will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 21st at Hope Lutheran Church in Grasston with Rev. Herman Bakker officiating.

VISITATION will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.

INTERMENT will be at Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.

Edith Constance Schmidt, formerly of Grasston, died at GracePointe Crossing East in Cambridge, on Tuesday May 17, 2011. She was 93 years old.

Edith was born on April 4, 1918 in Stavanga, Norway to Ivar Petersen and Lillian (Jyland). She made her way to America in 1925 and on April 4, 1936 she was united in marriage to Walter F.W. Schmidt. They made their home in Minneapolis for a number of years and later moved to northern Wisconsin; Seattle, Washington; and California for a short time before returning to Minnesota. In 1976 they set up residence in Grasston.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Walter, sons, Walter Jr., Lawrence, grandson Todd Schmidt, son-in-law Elden Sievert, and brothers Ray, Jack and George.

She is survived by her daughter Connie Sievert of Grasston, sons Donald (Jean) Schmidt of Blaine, Jerry (Linda) Schmidt of Bradenton Florida, daughter-in-law Donna Schmidt of Spring lake Park, sister Lillian Andrusko of Little Falls, 11 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

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