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Mary L. Schmidt

January 18, 1929 — May 22, 2016

Mary L. Schmidt

Mary Lou Schmidt, age 87, of Hays, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Rush County Nursing Home in LaCrosse, Kansas. She was born January 18, 1929 in Hays, Kansas to Paul and Catherine (Walter) Schmidt. She graduated from Girls Catholic High School in 1947 and earned a Masters in English from Fort Hays State University.

Mary was a Commercial and Residential Real Estate Broker. She was a member of St. Josephs Catholic Church in Hays. She enjoyed Tennis, Traveling, reading, writing poetry and talking politics.

She is survived by two brothers, Marion Schmidt (Donna) of Hays and Donald Schmidt (Rose) of Arizona; a sister, Helen Edmonds of Michigan; three grandchildren, Erika Noone (Bryan of Hays, Jennifer Haselhorst (Fiance Chris Sida of Kansas City, Missouri and Meaghan Haselhorst of Denver, Colorado as well as four great grandchildren, Morgan, Kian, Logan and Ava.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jacqueline Chamoff; a son, Brad Rupp; five brothers, Edwin, Alexius, Vincent, Cyril and Jerome Schmidt and three sisters, Lydia Schreiner, Cecilia Pfeifer and Loretta Joy.

Memorial services will be 10 AM Saturday, May 28, 2016 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Hays. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements in care of Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory 2509 Vine Hays, KS 67601

Memorial contributions are to the wishes of the family to be determined at a later date.

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Service Information

Memorial Mass Saturday

May 28, 2016

10:00 AM

St. Joseph Catholic Church

210 W. 13th

Hays, Kansas 67601

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