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Helen Schmitt

Helen Schmitt

Wednesday, February 18th, 1925 - Saturday, April 20th, 2019
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Obituary

Mass of Christian Burial for Helen Schmitt age 94 of Norfolk, NE formerly of Wisner, NE will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Wisner with Fr. Vincent Sunguti celebrating the mass. Interment will be in the St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m., and will continue on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Minnick Funeral Home in Wisner is in charge of the arrangements.

Helen passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Joseph's Rehabilitation and Care Center in Norfolk, NE.

Helen Marie (Baum) Schmitt was born on February 18, 1925 to John and Rose (Ries) Baum in Elgin, NE. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin, NE. She attended St. Boniface School and graduated from high school in 1942. Helen attended Omaha Business College and worked for Goodyear in Omaha for several years.

On June 15, 1948, she was united in marriage to Clarence A. Schmitt at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Elgin. The couple moved to Wisner in 1959, where she was a homemaker for their three children. Helen then worked for the City of Wisner for over twenty five years.

Helen was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Wisner, it’s Ladies Guild, and was the church organist for over 25 years. She was an avid bridge player and belonged to a Project Club.

Survivors include-
Daughter-Mary and Philip Sharp of Cheyenne, WY and family-
Will and Jenny Sharp, Sarah and Mike Meissel and children-Patrick, Clara, and Molly,
Frannie and Doug Bailey and children-Wade, Sam, Warren, and Della,
Hannah and Matt Barnes
Son-John and Shirley Schmitt of Norfolk, NE and family-
Andrew and Chelsea Schmitt and children-Jamison and Reagan
Natalie Schmitt and son Caden
Daughter-Annette and Jeff Odell of Greeley, CO and family-
Ben Cary, Nick Cary, Amanda Cary, Megan and Ryan Holdren, and Casey Odell

Sisters- Barbara Jeanne and Jerome Reicks, Sr. of Sioux City, IA
Marjorie and Jim White of Surprise, AZ

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Clarence on Sept. 11, 2012, and two sisters- Marian Phipps, and Bette Lou Kelly.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church
    Address
    1318 Ave G
    WISNER, NE 68791
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    There will be a Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at the church.
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church
    Address
    1318 Ave G
    WISNER, NE 68791
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church
    Address
    1318 Ave G
    WISNER, NE 68791
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    rural Wisner, NE
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Love & Hugs, The Horns

Posted at 12:59pm
Annette, Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
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Thomas J Getta

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With heartfelt condolences, another grand lady passes . Many fond memories of Clarence and Helen when we visited Nebraska.
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The "White" Cousins: Mary, Jim, Carolyn & Jeanette

Posted at 09:28pm
Dear Mary, John, Annette and families:
We are so sorry for the loss of your mom, our Aunt Helen. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
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Condolences on the lost of your mother. The Vanourney brothers, Gary Schrage, and Carol Busteed families.
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