The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, May. 27, 2020

Viola M. Schmidt

Viola M. Schmidt, 98, of Delphos, died at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, February 24, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

She was born October 20, 1912, in Delphos, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Matilda (Youngpeter) Schmit. On February 4, 1941, she married Eugene Schmidt, who preceded her in death in 1987.

Survivors include a daughter, Karen (Jerry) Meier of Waverly; two brothers, Alfred Schmit and Robert Schmit, both of Delphos; two grandsons; and four great-grandchildren.

Three brothers, Father Arthur, Father Earl and Jerome Schmit; two sisters, Marry Ella and Sister M. Alfred(anna) Schmit; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Schmit, also preceded her in death.

A funeral mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos, with Father Melvin Verhoff officiating. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Delphos.

Calling hours are from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, February 28, at Harter and Schier Funeral Home in Delphos, where a wake service will be held at 7:30 that evening.

Preferred memorials: St. John’s Church or School or Sisters of Notre Dame.

POSTED: 02/26/11 at 3:25 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries