Services for Hilda Schmidt, 96, who died Monday at Hillsboro Community Hospital, will be at 3 p.m. Friday at First Mennonite Church, Hillsboro, with interment at Lehigh Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Jost Funeral Home, Hillsboro.
She was born April 29, 1921, to Bernhard and Helena (Schmidt) Schmidt in rural Walton. She married Peter Schmidt Jr. on June 11, 1946, at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Newton.
Survivors include: sons, Darrel Schmidt of Newton and Dwight Schmidt of Hillsboro; daughters, Jolene Klassen of Omaha, Nebraska, LaVonne Marks of Lawrence, and Julia Kaiser of Lehigh; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Her husband; daughter, Janet Funk; and sisters, Irene Schmidt and Norma Nickel preceded her in death.
A memorial has been established with First Mennonite Church.
Last modified March 15, 2018