Jane Marilyn Schmidt, Elkhorn, WI (1927-2014)
December 24, 1927 - May 11, 2014
Jane Marilyn Schmidt, 86, of Elkhorn, died May 11, 2014, at Lakeland Health Center with her family at her side. She was born Dec. 24, 1927, to Bruce and Grace (Lumsden) Aldrich. She married Gerald Schmidt on June 24, 1950, at the Spring Prairie Methodist Church. Marilyn retired from her supervisory position from Frank Holton Company in 1993. Overall, her family was most important, especially family gatherings. Marilyn enjoyed visiting with friends and neighbors. Although she never missed sending gifts and cards for special occasions, she enjoyed her free time communicating on her computer and telephone. In her spare time, Marilyn showed her love for the outdoors by planting flowers and tending to her well-manicured yard which was evident at her home. She was an avid sports fan that loved to bowl and participated in leagues. She loved attending her grandchildren’s sporting and school events, and enjoyed watching sports, especially Packers, Brewers and San Francisco.
Marilyn is survived by her husband of 64 years, Gerald; her son, Gerry (Cecilia) Schmidt of Delavan; daughter, Terry (Buck) Reece of Burlington; four grandsons; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue and Dolores; a brother, Ted; her nieces and nephews; and her beloved dog, Bo. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Bruce and Grace; step-mother, Prudence; sisters, Jacqueline and Kathleen; sister-in-law, Evelyn; and nephew, Robert.
Marilyn's family would like to thank everyone for their cards, flowers and gifts, also the Lakeland Health Center staff
for their care and kindness.
According to her wishes, the family will conduct their own private ceremony.