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Funeral Mass

SS Peter and Paul Church
Monday June 12th, 2017

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Catherine A. Schmidt

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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Thank you Gina

Nancy Jun 13 2017 12:00 AM

Praying for your peace and sending condolences. Catherine was a lovely person. She touched many lives. Those that knew her were blessed and are better people for having known her. God Bless you and keep you during this difficult time.

Gina (Marlow) Wetzler Jun 9 2017 12:00 AM

We are sorry to hear of Catherine's passing. She was one of the sweetest ladies and always enjoyed talking with her while I did laundry. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
Jim & Joyce Russell

Joyce Krump Russell Jun 9 2017 12:00 AM

I'm sorry to hear about your loss Delrose & Stacy. I'm sure she was a great lady !

Michael & Barb Jun 8 2017 12:00 AM