Susan Schmit
Susan Schmit

Feb. 6, 1947-Jan 7, 2017

CELINA — Susan K.Schmit, 69, of Celina passed away at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday at her residence in Celina with her family.

She was born on Feb 6, 1947, in Lima to Ralph and Florence (Haunhorst) Shumaker, who preceded her in death.

On Dec. 20, 1967, she married Dr. James Schmit, who survives in Celina.

Also surviving is her daughter and son-in-law, Sara and Aaron Kriegel of Celina; grandson, Mason Kriegel of Celina; and two sisters and brothers-in-law, Joann and Richard Roth of Roscoe, Illinois, and Lois and James Carder of Lima.

She was also preceded in death by her infant son, Christopher Schmit.

Susan graduated from St. John’s High School in Delphos with the class of 1965. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Celina and the Altar Rosary Sodality. She was the office manager of her husband’s business, Dr. James Schmit Chiropractic Clinic, in Celina. Susan loved gardening and spending time with her family, especially her grandson. She was a very generous and compassionate person and her kind-hearted personality will never be forgotten.

A Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, with Fr. Kenneth G. Alt C.P.P.S. officiating. Private family burial will be on Wednesday in the St. John’s Cemetery in Delphos, with Fr. Ryan Schmit conducting the committal service.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9-10 a.m. on Wednesday at the Lehman-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina.

The Schmit family requests, in Lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Immaculate Conception Endowment Fund, Grand Lake Hospice or the Mercer County Right to Life.

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