Marcia Anne Schmidt, 78, Jasper

Marcia SchmidtMarcia Anne Schmidt, 78, Jasper, died Sunday (May 5) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

She was born in Greenville, Michigan, November 20, 1934, to James and Gladys (Orvis) Jones. She married Edward Allen Schmidt on June 16, 1962, in Greenville.

Surviving are her husband, Edward Schmidt; two daughters, Cynthia Schmidt of Interlochen, Michigan, and Lynn Willems of Jasper; two sons, Kip Schmidt of Clearwater, Florida., and Kurt Schmidt of Rio Rancho, New Mexico; one sister Linda Rupert of Fenwick, Michigan; one brother Roger Jones of Grand Rapids, Michigan; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Schmidt was a 1952 graduate of Greenville High School and a 1956 graduate of Alma College in Michigan. She taught English and history in the Grandville, Greenville, Stanton and Mount Pleasant, Michigan, school districts and served for many years as secretary for United Way of Isabella County. She enjoyed reading and sewing and volunteered at the Art Reach Center and Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mount Pleasant. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 8, in Immanuel Lutheran Church. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Clark Family Funeral Chapel in Mount Pleasant.

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