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Luella M. Schmidt

Friday, November 23, 2001

Luella M. Schmidt

CAMBRIDGE -- Luella M. Schmidt, 75, of Bartley, died Friday (Nov. 23, 2001) at the Cambridge Manor.

She was born Aug. 26, 1926, at Cambridge to Charles and Agnes (Karash) Purvis. She grew up at Cambridge.

On April 5, 1943, she married Kenneth Schmidt at Oberlin. They made their home farming north of Indianola, and retired to Bartley in 1975.

She was a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola, the Altar Society, and the Busy Bee Quilting Club. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; two daughters, Carol Blake and husband, John of Henderson, Nev., and Barbara Tines and husband, Charles of Venango; two brothers, Ernie Purvis of McCook, and Dale Purvis of Fall City; four sisters, Evelyn Harman, Gerry Troncin, and Joan Stone, all of Fall City, and Charlotte Maxwell of Beloit, Kan.; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial services will be Tuesday, 10 a.m., at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Indianola with Mosgr. Dan Pohl officiating. Interment will follow at the Bartley Cemetery.

The rosary service will be Monday, 7:30 p.m., at Lockenour-Jones Mortuary of Cambridge.

Lockenour-Jones Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.