Tuesday, March 18, 2014



ADDRESS: Care Partners Assisted Living, Eau Claire, WI; A former Medford resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 10:45 AM Monday, March 17 at Care Partners Assisted Living, Eau Claire where she had resided for the past 3 years

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 22 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Gerard Willger

VISITATION: at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, March 22

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: February 21, 1920 at the Township of Greenwood, Taylor Co.

EDUCATION: Pleasant Heights elementary school, Town of Medford & was a graduate of Medford High School

MARRIAGE: 1st: to Louie Walker and they were later divorced; 2nd: In July of 1954 at Sparta, WI to Charles “Hummy” Schmidt and he preceded her in death June 28, 2003

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her education, she entered the US Army and was a veteran of WW II serving as an Army nurse. She played semi-pro softball in Panama for a period of time after her military service. She then returned to Medford and worked as a surgery supervisor nurse for Memorial Health Center for 55 years until retirement in 1972. She also was active in the family business “Schmidt The Clothes Man.” In retirement, she did volunteer work for Memorial Health Center. She moved to Eau Claire in 2002 and was the original owner of Trinity Equestrian Center where she remained active with the operation for many years until ill health. She enjoyed making artificial floral arrangements for donation, curling, golfing, an avid G.B. Packer fan & fundraising.

MEMBER OF: Life member of Landua-Jensen American Legion Post of Medford; Past member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Sons – Daniel (Bette) Schmidt of Medford, Dave (Cherryl) Walker of Athens, IL & Tim Walker of Springfield, IL; Daughters – Cathy (Joe) Klick of Albert Lea, MN, Jan Behm & Toni (Bill) Mattson both of Eau Claire

CHILDREN DECEASED: Granddaughter – Alexi Rae Mattson in 1985; Grandson – Sean Michael Klick in 1986
Daughter-in-law: Beverly Walker; Son-in-law: Tom Behm


SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brothers – Bud (Gert) Brahmer of Medford & Russell Brahmer of South Carolina

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister – Anella Brahmer in 1927

DECEASED FATHER: Frank Brahmer DECEASED MOTHER: Elizabeth Josephine Weber

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the “Charles & Faith Schmidt Veterans Fund” C/O Trinity Equestrian Center, S5300 State Road 37, Eau Claire, WI 54701
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