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Laurinda Schmeidler

March 15, 1923 — January 17, 2024

Catharine, Kansas

Laurinda Schmeidler

Laurinda “Lindy” Schmeidler – 100 years, 8 months, and 2 days old, of Catharine, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Society of Hays. She was born March 15, 1923, on the family farm North of Victoria, Kansas to Anton M. and Mary (Hoffman) Kuhn.  She married Eugene Schmeidler on November 10, 1947, in Victoria.  He preceded her in death on February 3, 1982.

Lindy was a homemaker, a farmer’s wife, and lived on the farm Northwest of Catharine until she moved to the Good Samaritan Society of Hays in 2010.  She was a wonderful baker of breads, pies and cookies.  She loved her flowers and always had a large vegetable garden of strawberries, grapes, watermelons and numerous other vegetables.  She grew up on the family farm, attend school in Victoria, and was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church.  

Lindy’s survivors include her brother, Alphonse “Ollie” Kuhn, Hays, KS; her nieces and nephews; her great nieces and great nephews, and her great great nieces and great great nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Anton M. and Mary Kuhn; her husband, Eugene Schmeidler; her brothers, Edmund Kuhn; Emil Kuhn; Ernie Kuhn; Alfred L. Kuhn; her sisters, Albina Dreiling; Regina Kuhn; Helen Dinkel; Margaret Kuhn; Oliva Windholz; Henrietta Kuhn; and her three infant sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Monday, January 22, 2024, at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Catharine, Kansas with celebrant, Father Earl Befort O.F.M. Cap.  Burial will be in St. Catherine Cemetery.

A vigil service and rosary will be at 6:30 P.M. Sunday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, Victoria, Kansas.  

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, Victoria, Kansas and from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. Monday, at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Catharine, KS.

The family suggests memorials made payable to: St. Catherine Catholic Church in care of Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

Condolences can be sent via e-mail to clineschapels@gmail.com or on Lindy'd tribute page at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com 

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Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, January 21, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Combined vigil and rosary service

Sunday, January 21, 2024

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Monday, January 22, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central time)

St Catherine Catholic Church

1674 St Catherine St, Catharine, KS 67627

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 22, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St Catherine Catholic Church

1674 St Catherine St, Catharine, KS 67627

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