Bernice Schmidt, 85
(Collins), 85, of
She was born Sept. 1,
She was united in
marriage to George Schmidt Jr. on Jan. 6, 1945, at St. Killianís
Catholic Church in
Bernice worked at the
West Bend Co., Natural Casing Co. in
She enjoyed camping and
doing crafts of all kinds. She especially enjoyed spending time with her
nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Bernice is survived by
her sister, Lucille (Leo) DeGroot; her sisters-in-law, Mary Safford,
Caroline (Frank) Jackson and Rachel Hill; and her brothers-in-law, Jake
and John Schmidt. She is further survived by her many nieces, nephews,
great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death
by her husband, George Schmidt Jr.; her parents, William and Margaret
Collins; two sisters Mary Collins and Irene (Alfred) Thompson; her
in-laws, George and Katharine Schmidt; her sisters-in-law, Kate Cyr, Eva
Gould, Helen and Virginia Schmidt; and her brothers-in-law, Alfred
Thompson, Hank Safford, Jack Cyr, Charlie Hill and Henry Schmidt.
A Mass of Christian
burial will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Angels Catholic Church in
Burial will follow in
Visitation will be
Monday, at the church only from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.
Memorials to the Holy
Angels School Trust Fund or the charity of the donorís choice are
Berniceís family would
like to thank the staff of Tri-Manor and Heartland Hospice for their care
and concern for Bernice during her illness.
The Schmidt Funeral Home