Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pearl Lake (Marty), MN for Barbara Ann Schmitt, age 64, who died Tuesday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery.
A visitation for Barbara will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday at Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring. The Holy Cross Christian Women will pray a rosary at 4:00 p.m. Parish prayers will be at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the funeral home.
Barbara was born in St. Cloud, MN to Martin and Irene (Steinhoff) Schmitt. She married Jerry Schmitt on June 6, 1985 in Holy Cross Catholic Church in Pearl Lake, MN. Barbara was a cook at the John-Clark Elementary school in Rockville. She loved baking, ice fishing, gardening, and her time with the students during the school year. She was a member of Holy Cross Parish and Christian Women.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry; son, Michael (his friend, Heather Otte); sisters, Arlene Barthel, and Mary (David) Sand, and 6 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Jim Decker, and brother-in-law, Don Barthel.
Arrangements with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring, MN.