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In Memory of Kathleen M. Schmidt


4-7 PM Wednesday, January 23 at O'Connell Family Funeral Home

Funeral Services

7 PM Wednesday, January 23 at O'Connell Family Funeral Home

Kathleen Mary Schmidt, age 82 of Baldwin, passed away January 19, 2013 at United Hospital in St. Paul.  Kathleen was born August 17, 1930 in Roberts, WI; the daughter of Walter and Gladys (Burdick) Brown.  She was united in marriage in August, 1949 to Glen Triebold.  Although their marriage later dissolved, it was  blessed with two daughters, Linda and Sharon.  She would later marry Jack Lazaris and Joe Schmidt; both marriages later ended.  Throughout her life, Kathleen worked as a nursing assistant for the River Falls Hospital, St. Croix Health Center, New Richmond Care Center, American Heritage and lastly, Linden Care Center in Stillwater.  Kathleen enjoyed listening to her scanner and keeping a tidy home.  She also enjoyed cooking and was known by her family for her spaghetti and brownies.  Most important to Kathleen was her family. She cherished and loved spending time playing with her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandson.  She will also be fondly remembered for her love of perfume.

Kathleen will remain in the hearts of her daughters, Linda (Fran) Conrad of Hammond and Sharon (Chuck) Pizzi of Roberts; grandchildren:  Quinton Gullixson, Chad (Tonya Lathe) Gullixson, Eric (Kelly) Gullixson, Nicole (Jamie) Peterson, Mike (Laura) Conrad, Scott (Judy Jensen) Gerhardt, Brian (Christine) Gerhardt, Chris (Liz Frank) Pizzi, Mike (Janelle) Pizzi and Jeff (Holly) Pizzi; great grandchildren:  Tiffany (Eric) Olson, Andrew Harstad, Craig Gullixson, Reanna Gullixson, Hannah Gullixson, Brittany Gullixson, Alysha Peterson, Cooper Peterson, Sedrik Peterson, Jackson Conrad, Andrew Conrad, Tyler Gerhardt, Rachel & Bridgit Gerhardt, Allison & Olivia Pizzi, Brooklynn & Braden Pizzi; and great-great grandson, Jack Olson; and sister, Lorraine Jensen of Roberts. She is further survived by Renee Gullixson and Gayle Gerhardt.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Roy Brown; sisters, Beverly Larson and Donna Triebold; and granddaughter, Stephanie Gerhardt.  

A Memorial Gathering will take place 4:00 – 7:00 PM, with a 7:00 PM Service Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at O’Connell Family Funeral Home, 1010 Newton St., Baldwin.  Private interment will take place at Warren Cemetery in Roberts.  Funeral services are entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home (715) 684-3434. 

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