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Lula Schmidt 1918-2008

Nov 28, 2008

Funeral service for Lula Schmidt of Emmetsburg is 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 28, at Grace Baptist Church in Emmetsburg. Pastor Curtis DeFord will officiate.

Visitation is from 9 a.m. until time of service Friday at the church.

Burial will be in the West Bend Cemetery, West Bend. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Emmetsburg is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Schmidt, 89, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2008, at the Emmetsburg Care Center.

Lula M. Schmidt, daughter of Soren and Anna (Kerr) Christensen, was born Dec. 24, 1918, in Pocahontas County, IA. She attended school in Plover and Des Moines Township.

On Sept. 25, 1935, Lula and William H. Schmidt were married. Lula worked at Emmetsburg Community School for 26 years, doing custodial work, teacher’s aide, doing laundry and working in the lunch room. Lula attended Grace Baptist Church in Emmetsburg and the Curlew First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her son, Roger (Lucille) Schmidt of Mesa, AZ; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren; and sisters-in-law.

Mrs. Schmidt was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters, Lura McGuffin, Nelva Hansen, Fern Muldoon, Beulah Hubbell, Alvena Christensen and Merle Kauffman; and brothers, Harold Christensen, Warren Christensen, and Robert Christensen.

Condolences online at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com