Carolyn A. Schmidt

Funeral services will be held for Carolyn A. Schmidt (nee Spuhl) of Cedarburg at 11 a.m. this morning, Thursday, March 29, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. Carolyn passed away peacefully at the age of 87 on Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at Cameo Care Center in Milwaukee. Visitation will be held today at the church, from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will take place at Zur Ruhe Cemetery. Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.

Carolyn was born in Cedarburg on Jan. 11, 1920, the daughter of the late Hugo and Esther (nee Radke) Spuhl. Carolyn was baptized in the Christian faith at Trinity Lutheran Church. She received Christian education in Sunday school at an early age and was confirmed in 1933.

On Dec. 10, 1938, Carolyn married George Schmidt at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Milwaukee where they had been members for years. In the early 50s, they joined Grace Lutheran Church in Thiensville and were members there for 30 years. Carolyn taught Sunday school and attended Bible classes. In 1979, they joined Trinity in Cedarburg where they worshipped for many years.

Carolyn leaves behind to mourn a son David (Carol) Schmidt; grandchildren Daniel Schmidt, Andrea (Keith) Durrant, Kelly Schmidt and Corey Schmidt; great-grandson Maxwell Durrant; sisters-in-law Barbara Spuhl and Loretta Czisny; brother-in-law Gilbert Schmidt; loving and caring nieces Elaine (Tom) Schieble and Theresa Seifert; and many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband George Schmidt and her brothers Paul and Walter Schmidt.

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