Dora Schmidt, 100, died Friday (Oct. 14, 2016), at Bethesda Nursing Home, Goessel. She was born May 9, 1916, in Marion County. to Peter M. and Agnes (Schmidt) Schroeder. On Oct. 26, 1940, she married Sam F. Schmidt in Goessel. She was preceded in death by her husband; son-in-law, Conrad B. Szabo; grandson, Michael Szabo; three brothers; and one sister. Survivors include son, Larry Schmidt and wife Diane of Kansas City; daughters, Karen Monroe and husband Roy, of Emporia, Shirley Szabo, of New Britain, Connecticut; seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and one great-great-step-granddaughter. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 20, 2016), at Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church, Goessel. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 20, 2016), at the Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday (Oct. 19, 2016), at Bethesda Home Chapel, from 5 to 8 p.m. Family will greet friends from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Memorials may be given to Bethesda Nursing Home or Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church in care of Miller-Ott Funeral Home, 303 E. Main, Goessel, KS 67053.
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