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Katharine Schmidt

Katharine Schmidt

September 18, 1920 January 3, 2020

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Obituary

Obituary for Katharine Marie Schmidt

Katharine M. Schmidt, age 99, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away on January 3, 2020 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born on September 18, 1920 in Stockbridge, Michigan, the daughter of Oscar and Stascia (Schwartz) Schmidt. Katie worked for K-Mart for 47 years and retired from the Maple Road location in August of 1987.

She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church where she served as a Circle Leader and taught Sunday school. Katie enjoyed crocheting and cross-stitch often giving them away as gifts. She was an avid gardener and loved to be outside among the flowers. Her plant room was filled with over 40 African violets as well as other house plants. She was also a maze and blue football fan.

Katharine is survived by many cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Stascia, and her sister, Marie.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Nie Family Funeral Home, 3767 W. Liberty Road, Ann Arbor, from 4-8 pm. Funeral service will take place on Friday, January 10, 2020, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, at 11 am. Friends and family are welcome to gather at 10 am. Burial will follow at Bethlehem Cemetery of Ann Arbor.

Memorial contributions can be made in her name to Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48103.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday January 9, 2020 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Nie Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Liberty Road Chapel
    3767 W. Liberty Road
    Ann Arbor, MI
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    Thursday January 9, 2020
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Friday January 10, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Zion Lutheran Church
    1501 W. Liberty Street
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
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    Friday January 10, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Funeral Service

    Friday January 10, 2020 | 11:00am
    Zion Lutheran Church
    1501 W. Liberty Street
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday January 10, 2020
    11:00am
  • Interment

    Friday January 10, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Bethlehem Cemetery
    2801 Jackson Road
    Ann Arbor, MI
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    Friday January 10, 2020
    2:00pm

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