SWANVILLE — Marilyn D. Schmidt, 72, Swanville, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012, at St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Swanville. Friends may call from 10-11 a.m. on Saturday at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Swanville. Arrangements are with the Shelley-Gibson Funeral Chapel in Swanville.
Marilyn was born on March 1, 1939, in Brainerd to the late Adolph and Blanche (Briggs) Smith.
Marilyn is survived by husband, Elmer Schmidt, Swanville; sons, Jim Sears, Ed (Dadra) Sears, Don (Beth) Schmidt, Ron (Tressa) Schmidt, Ken Schmidt and Dennis (Brenda) Schmidt; daughters, Sue (Dan) Crick, Shelly (Gerald) Tostenson and Dorcas (Roger) Dowell; sisters, Rosella (Rod) Hanson, Betty (Don) Olson, Ilene (Ron) Engdahl, Doris Carter, Dottie (Lee) Angier, all of Brainerd, and Mardelle “Mardy” Peterson, Long Prairie; sisters-in-law, Karyl Smith and Donna Smith; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Marilyn is preceded in death by parents; brothers, Robert, Harold and Clinton; sister, Evelyn; and son-in-law, Darwin “Buzz” Lambrecht.