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Deloris L. (Winterfeldt) Schmidt

October 15, 1926 ~ January 30, 2021 (age 94)


Deloris L. Schmidt

She fought the good fight, she finished her race and kept her unshakable faith. On Saturday, January 30, 2021 Deloris Schmidt of Shiocton, age 94, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Shiocton on October 15, 1926 to the late Arthur and Zelaya (Ross) Winterfeldt.  On November 26, 1945 she married Roger Schmidt; he preceded her in death on January 8, 1999.  Deloris was a faithful member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stephensville for over 60 years.  She was a member of the ladies aide, choir and arranged flowers for the church altar for over 30 years.  Deloris farmed with her husband for many years and was involved with the 4-H. After retirement she enjoyed many years of being a frequent luncher, card player, and swimmer with family and friends.

She will be sadly missed by her daughters: Candee Bruns; Shirley (Dennis) Young; Julie (Sam) Sommers; daughter-in-law: Marie Schmidt; grandchildren: Amy (Todd) Liebergen, Sandy (Sheila) Schmidt, Brad (Melissa) Schmidt, Angela (Kevin) Marcks, Jeremy (Marilee) Bruns, Cory (Stephanie) Bruns, Eric (Julie) Young, Shannon Luedeman, Adam (Kailey) Young, Lacey (Mark) Schneider, Jordan Sommers, Noah (Alex) Sommers, step grandchildren: Melissa (Tina) Petersen, Todd (Jacque) Schuelke and Ryan (Carrie) Schuelke; 32 great-grandchildren and one due in May; 6 great-great grandchildren; sister: Marion Reinert, other relatives and friends. 

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by her son, Jerald Schmidt, son-in-law: Ivan Bruns, sisters, Valgene Zuberbier and Carrie Zeinert and brother, Russell Winterfeldt.

The Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stephensville, officiated by Pastor Joel Lillio.  The visitation will be on Wednesday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.  Entombment will be in Highland Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank the staff of Heartland Hospice, especially Nurse Nicki and Chaplain Dave. Also a special note to Jim and Michelle Bain and family, you were there for whatever she needed. Above all, we want to extend our deepest gratitude and love to Laura Pelky, mom’s special angel for the past 5 years. You were more than a caregiver, you will always be a part of our family.

Mother, you showed us how to love deeply and grow our faith daily. Heaven is celebrating that God brought his child home! She is singing with the angels. I love you a bushel and a peck and a hug around the neck!!!

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