DEATHS: Anna Schmidt, 83

Anna Schmidt, 83, who worked at Heidebrecht Meats for several years

and was a volunteer at the Et Cetera Shop in Hutchinson, died May 22

at Hutchinson Hospital.

Graveside services were held May 26 at Hoffnungsau Cemetery near

Buhler, followed by a memorial service at Hoffnungsau Mennonite

Church, with Dean Linsenmeyer officiating.

She was born March 24, 1917, to Solomon P. and Agnes Friesen Ediger in

McPherson County. On Dec. 15, 1939, she was married to Arnold B.

Schmidt, who predeceased her.

Survivors include two sons, Larry and Arlo, both of Moundridge; two

daughters, Marilyn Flaming of Peabody and Judy Goering of Hillsboro;

two sisters, Linda Guhr of North Newton and Esther Nikkel of

Moundridge; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial funds have been established for the Hoffnungsau Mennonite

Church and Pleasant View Home in care of Buhler

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