John Joseph Schmidt of Calgary passed away at the Intercare Southwood Care Centre on Saturday, April 17, 2004 at the age of 97 years.
John is survived by his children, George Schmidt of Westlock, AB, Donald and Janet Schmidt of Rimby, AB, Wayne Schill of Balcarres, SK, Marge and Paul Walz, and Rod Schmidt, all of Calgary; and fourteen grandchildren and their families. He is also survived by his sister Margaret Sitter of Toronto, ON; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his wife Tilly Schmidt in 1979 and his daughter Audrene Shill in December 2000.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 at 7:00 P.M.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church (321 – 90th Avenue S.E.) on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 at 11:00 A.M. with the Rev. Bruce Shute SAC, Presider. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6, Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of John Schmidt, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences