Mildred O. Schmidt, 92

Mildred O. Schmidt (nee Janson), 92, of West Bend, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at Cedar Community in West Bend.

She was born on Dec. 12, 1918, in Houghton, Mich., to the late Henning and Mildred (nee Prince) Janson. On June 7, 1941, she was united in marriage to Irving Schmidt in Marinette. In 1990, they moved from Milwaukee to West Bend. Mildred was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church. She enjoyed golfing and playing bridge.

Mildred is survived by her husband, Irving of West Bend; two children, Jean Lang of Deerfield and the Rev. Stephen (Joyce) Schmidt of Quaker Hill, Conn.; four grandchildren, Scott (Alexandra) Lang, Kimberle (Tom) Lefebvre, Sarah Schmidt and Rebekah Schmidt; four great-grandchildren, Nathan, Cooper, Emery and Joseph; other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two sisters and their husbands, Marge (Cleo) Vogele and Alice (Gordon) Smith; and her brother, Henning Jr.

Funeral services in remembrance of Mildred will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Luke Lutheran Church, 4960 Arthur Road, Slinger, with the Rev. Matthew Short and her son, Stephen, officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.

Memorials in Mildred’s name to St. Luke Lutheran Church are appreciated by the family.

Myrhum- Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences can be found at