DEATH: Ruth Ann Schmidt

Ruth Ann Schmidt, 81, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at her Newton residence.

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, April 1, 2019, at Petersen Funeral Home Chapel in Newton with The Reverend Ron Rather presiding.

Private family interment will take place.

Memorials are suggested to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice or Grand Central Senior Center both in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

She was born November 1, 1937, in Goessel, Kansas to Walter J. and Anna E. (Hiebert) Schmidt. On November 15, 1957, she married Adolph D. Smith at Lehigh, Kansas and he preceded her in death on November 11, 1988. She later married Adolf D. Schmidt and he also preceded her in death.

She is survived by two sisters Delores E. Peterson and Gladys M. Downen both of Newton; brother LeRoy Schmidt of Rural Hillsboro, Kansas. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

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