Elizabeth R. "Betty" Schmidt

Elizabeth R. "Betty" Schmidt of Hartford passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005 at the Hartford Care Center. She was 88 years old.

She was born Sept. 8, 1917 in the town of Erin to Blazius and Elizabeth (nee Wagner) Meyer. She married Arthur Schmidt on April 20, 1937 at Juneau.

Elizabeth worked at the shoe factory until the 1950ís then she worked at WB Place until retiring in 1983. She was very loving and hardworking. Elizabeth was a member of St. Kilianís Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Joyce (David) Evans of Hartford; six grandchildren, Katherine, Dale (Jill) Schmidt, Kay (Greg) Gundrum, Dean (Jennie) Schmidt, Jennifer (David) Jeffers and Christopher Evans; nine great-grandchildren, Trent, Tyler, Sarah, Conrad, Ronald, Abigail, Chloe, Lauren and Lukas; three sisters-in-law, Elsie Giese of Mayville, Bernice Schmidt of Oconomowoc and Genevieve Schmidt of Hustiford; and one brother-in-law, Alfred (Genevieve) Schmidt of Fond du Lac. Elizabeth is further survived by nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arthur; her son, Kenneth; four brothers and six sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, Dec. 29, 2005 at 11 a.m. at St. Kilianís Catholic Church, Hartford, with Fr. Mike Petrie officiating. Family greeted relatives and friends on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005 at the funeral home, with a prayer service. Interment will be at St. Kilianís Cemetery, Hartford.

Memorials to St. Kilianís Catholic Church appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.