Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Complete Obituary
Thelma Schmitmeyer
  Thelma R. Schmitmeyer, 89, Minster, died at 10:26 p.m. May 9, 2013, at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen.
She was born Oct. 30, 1923, in Osgood, to Fred and Mary Synck Bohman. On May 10, 1944, she married Henry Schmitmeyer, who died March 30, 1986.
Surviving are six children; Judy (Jan) Frericks, Minster, Ron (Irma) Schmitmeyer, New Bremen, Mary Jo Granger, Minster, Dale (Sandy) Schmitmeyer, Minster, Dave (Marge) Schmitmeyer, Minster, Susan (Mark) Bornhorst, Minster; three sisters-in-law, Verena Bohman, Coldwater, Velma Wellman, Coldwater, and Alberta Schmitmeyer, Minster; 14 grandchildren, Tess (Steve) Abbott, Rod (Holly) Frericks, Brice (Brook) Schmitmeyer, Carrie (Jason) Becker, Aaron (Jayne) Schmitmeyer, Jessica (Darrel) Reese, Burke (Amy Jo) Granger, Justin (Missy) Schmitmeyer, Holly (Freddie) Johnson, Andy (Jenna) Schmitmeyer, John Schmitmeyer, Troy (Mandy) Bornhorst, Maria (Joel) Mendes and Valerie (Dustin) Gardner; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Also decease are nine siblings, Catherine Bohman, Hedwig (Dick) Mescher, Alfred (Catherine) Bohman, Otmer (Agnes) Bohman, Dorena (Aloys) Knapke, Hilda (Elmer) Kremer, Elmer Bohman, Adrian Bohman, and Maurice (Olivia) Bohman; and in-laws, Leander (Elsie) Schmitmeyer, Mathilda (Clem) Poeppelman, Frank Albers, Rosa (Joe) Enneking, Albert (Clara) Schmitmeyer, Leona Schmieder, Henrietta (Herman) Hoying, Clara (Edwin) Schmiesing, Elsie (Elmer) Borgert, Fred Schmitmeyer, Bernard Wellman and Marie (Greg) Holdheide.
She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, the church's Ladies Sodality and Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary #1391, Minster.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery, Minster.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Monday and 9-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Memorials may be made to Tri County Visiting Nurses and Minster Life Squad.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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