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Susan Schmidt

Susan E. Schmidt, 103, of Goessel, died Dec. 25 in rural Goessel.

Born July 19, 1907, in Marion County, to John A. and Elizabeth (Schmidt) Unruh, she was a homemaker.

On Oct. 26, 1926, she married Nick Schmidt in rural Goessel. He died in 1963.

A son, Otto Nick Schmidt, also preceded her in 2000.

She was a member of Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Newton.

Survivors include four daughters, Julia Unruh of rural Moundridge, Susan Duerksen of rural Hillsboro, and DeLome Schmidt and Rita Sparry of rural Newton; 16 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Tabor Mennonite Church, rural Newton. The Rev. Corey Miller will officiate.

Burial will be at Tabor Mennonite Church Cemetery.

A memorial fund has been established with the church.

Last modified Dec. 30, 2010