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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Condolences may be left at LehmanDzendzelFH.com