June 30, 1935-March 4, 2008
KALISPELL, Mont. -- Edith "June" Schmid, 72, died March 4, 2008, after battling ALS (Lou Gerhig's Disease), at her home in Kalispell.
She was born June 30, 1935, at Parks, to Steven and Marian Reba Ellis. She attended Parks High School and graduated in 1953.
She married Wayne Schmid of McCook.
They moved to Los Gatos, Calif., in the early 1960s and lived there until following their daughters and their families to the Flathead Valley in Montana.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother; and two sisters.
Survivors include her husband, Wayne; two daughters, Paula Strickland of Kalispell and Tracy Rickel of Columbia, Mont., and their husbands; two brothers; six sisters; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was conducted March 8, at Grace Church in Kalispell.
Memorials may be made to the ALS Foundation, Evergreen Chapter, at Grace Church, 1225 U.S. 93, Kalispell, MT 59901.
Notes of condolence can be made online at www.johnsonmortuary.com.
Johnson Mortuary and Crematory was in charge of arrangements.