Ellene K. Schmitt, 79, Haysville

Ellene K. Schmitt, 79, of Haysville, died Wednesday, October 24, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born inHaysville August 6, 1939. She married Richard “Dick” Schmitt November 17, 1962, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville. He died February 16, 2018.

Ellene was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville. She was a member of the Haysville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed doing child care for 32 years from infants to elementary school age. She was a 1958 graduate of Alfordsville High School. She loved playing cards (Rum), quilting, canning her 14 day pickles, and feeding and watching wildlife around her home.

She is survived by one son, Jeff Schmitt, Haysville; one daughter, Amy Beckman and husband Kent, Dubois; one grandson, Anthony Schmitt, Haysville; and one brother, Clifford Mauder and wife Jean, Haysville.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul’s Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at noon Saturday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Tim Holt will officiate.


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