Mary Schmidt

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Mary C. Schmidt, 84, of Hannibal, Mo., died Tuesday, July 16, 2002, at Beth Haven Nursing Home in Hannibal.

She was born April 12, 1918, in St. Louis, daughter of Joseph and Mary Catherine Bruner Severs. She and Ralph J. Schmidt were married Oct. 14, 1941. He died Nov. 5, 1961.

Schmidt was a member of Holy Family Church.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Schmidt of Cape Girardeau, Glen Schmidt of Ada, Mich.; five daughters, Mary Brink of Moberly, Mo., Jeanne Zagorac of Jefferson City, Mo., Beverly Fields of Florissant, Mo., Valene Cauwels of Muscatine, Iowa, Madonna Tucker of Hannibal; 24 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by two daughters.

Friends may call at James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal from 5 to 7 p.m. today. A prayer service will be held at 6:30.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church. The Rev. Mike Quinn will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.