Elda L. Schmidt

Elda L. Schmidt, age 92 of Alhambra, IL, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL.

She was born on Saturday, December 10, 1921, in Alhambra, IL, the daughter of John and Katherine (nee Henschen) Braundmeyer.

On Sunday, March 03, 1946, she married Herbert H Schmidt who survives.

She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, Alhambra, IL; Salem UCC Women’s Guild; Leef Township Senior Citizens.

Mrs. Schmidt was born and raised on the family farm east of Alhambra, IL, where she lived her entire life. She raised her family and cared for her parents until their death. Mrs. Schmidt worked part-time at the Hitz Memorial Home in the Laundry Department for 15 years. Elda enjoyed crocheting, piecing and quilting

Survivors include:
Husband – Herbert H. Schmidt, Alhambra, IL
Son – James H. (Lynn) Schmidt, Highland, IL
Son – Ronald H. (Rhonda) Schmidt, Alhambra, IL
Son – Lee A. Schmidt, Chicago, IL
Grandchild – Kimberly L. Schmidt, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Kristin R. Schmidt, Highland, IL
Grandchild – Christopher R. Schmidt, Alhambra, IL
Grandchild – Jeremy S. Schmidt, Chicago, IL
Grandchild – Garrett R. Schmidt, New York, NY
Sister – Thea Brunnworth, Worden, IL.

She was preceded in death by:
Father – John E. Braundmeyer
Mother – Katherine Braundmeyer, nee Henschen
Brother – Walter Braundmeyer
Sister – Luella Boedicker
Sister – Esther Foulke.

Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 02, 2014, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 02, 2014, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL, with Rev. Jerry Amiri, Pastor, and John Mindrup, Assoc Pastor, of Salem United Church of Christ, officiating.

Interment will be at Salem Cemetery in Alhambra, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Cemetery; or Salem United Church of Christ.

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