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Catherine A. Schmidt

June 12, 1933 — June 7, 2017

Catherine A. Schmidt, nee Descher, 83, of Waterloo, Illinois, died June 7, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. She was born June 12, 1933, in Lawrence, Nebraska.

    She is survived by her children Tom (Stephanie) Schmidt, Jim (Susan) Schmidt, and Nancy Bergmann (fiance Ron Campo); grandchildren Brad Schmidt, Nathan Schmidt, Michael Schmidt, Katie Schmidt, Kelli Schmidt, Alex Schmidt, Cassandra Albert, & Melissa Bergmann; step-grandson Cory (Jen) Burke & their children; sisters Mary Ann Hellmer and Rosemary (Jim) Law; brother Joe (Annette) Descher; sisters-in-law Delrose Descher, Mickey Descher. & Carol Ann (Dan) Kelly; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

    She was preceded in death by her parents Alfred J. and Agnes (nee Ross) Descher; husband Raymond R. Schmidt; daughter Mary Schmidt; grandson Drew Schmidt; son-in-law Darryl "Pete" Albert; sister Annette (Orville) Nobbe; brothers Jim Descher & Robert Descher; & brother-in-law Andy Hellmer.

    Catherine was a member of SS Peter & Paul Church and Sister Cities, former Registered Nurse at Memorial Hospital for many years, owner of Schmidts Gas and Towne Car Wash & Laundry.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Alzheimer's Association - St. Louis Chapter, SS Peter & Paul School, SS Peter & Paul Church, or Immaculate Conception Church - Columbia

    10 AM until 11:50 AM Monday, June 12, 2017 at SS Peter & Paul Church

Funeral Mass:
    12 Noon Monday, June 12, 2017 at SS Peter & Paul Church in Waterloo, IL
        Father Osang Idagbo C.M. officiating
    Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Monday, June 12, 2017

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SS Peter and Paul Church

204 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298

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