Today we honor our cousin, Irene Rick of Ruthven, Iowa, who passed away this week. Irene had been the oldest living Schmidt cousin, at the age of 95 (born 1922). She will be missed by her son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren. The immediate family has announced that funeral services will be held in West Bend.
Irene was a daughter of Elizabeth (Schmidt) Anliker, granddaughter of Henry Schmidt, great granddaughter of Conrad Schmidt, 2xgreat granddaughter of Dietrich Schmidt Sr., 3xgreat granddaughter of Friedrich Schmidt, 4xgreat granddaughter of Johannes Schmidt Jr., 5xgreat granddaughter of Johannes Schmidt Sr., 6xgreat granddaughter of Hans Heinrich Schmidt, 7xgreat granddaughter of Hans Schmidt, and 8xgreat granddaughter of Hans Schmidt.
(Photo courtesy of Sharon Neighbors)