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Grete Schmidt

Grete Schmidt

September 20, 2017

Grete Schmidt
Margareta "Grete" Maria Schmidt, of Southgate Township, passed away at the Louise Marshall Hospital on Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 in her 89th year. Beloved wife of the late Norbert Schmidt who predeceased her in 2010. Loving mother of Werner Schmidt and his wife Maxine of Southgate Township and Rosemary Schmidt of Mississauga. Dear Oma of Katie Soehner and her husband Cory of Kitchener, Lisa MacDonald and her husband Jeremy of London and Adam Schmidt and his friend Erin Matte of Woodstock. Great-Oma of Avery and Parker MacDonald. Grete is also survived by her nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her brothers Walter, Lorenz and Herbert Stachelscheid and by her infant sister Therese.

Friends may call at the England Funeral Home, Mount Forest on Friday, September 22nd,  from 2 – 4 and 7 - 9 p.m., where a Prayer Vigil will be held at 6:45 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church, Mount Forest on Saturday, September 23rd at 10:30 a.m.  Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Mount Forest.

As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to the Louise Marshall Hospital Foundation would be appreciated by the family.


Werner, Rosemary Family & Friends. So sorry for your loss. Its sad to lose someone in death. What helped me the most was prayers and faith in God’s promise at Psalm 34:18 “God is close to the broken heart: he saves those who are crushed in spirit.” For more free comforting scriptures, please visit: http://bit.ly/1K38EFt. God’s Kingdom that Jesus taught us to pray for will bring about these wonderful promises. My prayers are with you at this difficult time.

— Irene Keyes, September 25, 2017

Dear Rosemary, Werner and Families, my deepest Sympathy to the loss of your Mother. Your mother and father were the nicest, loving people I know. I enjoyed the warm welcome at your parents house when I visited them. I am very sad that I cann\\'t see Grete anymore, when I shall come to Canada. I miss her. She and your father were very special people. Ganz liebenswerte Menschen mit dem Herzen auf dem richtigen Fleck. May the good Lord be with you. Sincerly Dorothea and Family

— Dorothea Günther, September 23, 2017

Our sincerest condolences to all - in our thoughts and prayers Phyllis Fiest and Families

— Phyllis Fiest and Families, September 22, 2017

Rosemary, my condolences to you, your brother et al. I remember lip syncing with Margaret Magee at your house while at St. Mary's. Your parents were lovely, generous, warm people, especially your mom! I cannot make it to see you in person as I now live just outside Bobcaygeon but my thoughts and prayers are with you and yours!

— Jacqueline Pickett, September 21, 2017

On behalf of the entire Feige Family, who have had the pleasure of knowing the Schmidts for over 53 years, our heartfelt condolences to the entire Schmidt Family on the loss to your matriarch. We have lost a very fine woman.

— Rolf Eric Feige, September 21, 2017

Dear Werner, Rosemary and families: we are so saddened to hear of the passing of such a wonderful lady. Our families have been friends for many years, we have such cherished memories of all the hard times and fun times we had together with both your Mom and Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Schulz familySANDYHILL

— Maria,Walter & Mary Lou Schulz, September 20, 2017

Dear Werner, Maxine, Katie, Cory, Lisa, Jeremy, (Avery & Parker) and Adam, We were saddened to read of your Mom, Grandmother and Great-mother's passing. She was a wonderful lady and like Norbert very, very special people that we had the pleasure of coming into our life. I always got a special squeeze or handshake from them at Mass when they sat behind me at St. Mary's (lefthand side -third row back) and we exchanged "Peace be with you". On Saturday 23rd at 10:30, although we cannot be there person, you all will be in our thoughts and prayers and I will send a Mass card to you Werner & Maxine from my Holy Rosary Church here in Belleville via mail. Take care Paula and Bruce Ghent, Belleville.

— Paula & Bruce Ghent, September 20, 2017

Contact Info

294 Main Street South
P.O. Box 38, Mount Forest
Ontario, Canada N0G 2L0
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