Mildred Schmidt

Friday, August 13, 2004

Mildred Margaret Schmidt, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born May 17, 1907, in New Philadelphia, Ohio, daughter of William and Helen Weber Seibold. She and Joseph J. Yuracko were married July 19, 1933, in New Philadelphia. He died Feb. 16, 1950. She and Edward A. Schmidt were married June 9, 1955. He died Dec. 13, 1976.

Schmidt moved to Cape Girardeau in 1941 from Paris, Ill. She was a member of St. Mary's Cathedral, Ladies Sodality, Legion of Mary, Daughters of Isabella and LCBA.

Survivors include two sons, William Yuracko of New York, N.Y., John Yuracko of McAlester, Okla.; two daughters, Martha McCart of Shelton, Conn., Mari Jo Lynch of Cape Girardeau; a stepson, Walter Schmidt of Tamms, Ill.; three stepdaughters, Louise Bock, Mary Melton and Ruth Bianchi, all of Sun City, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a stepson, a brother and a sister.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Charles Prost officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.