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Obituaries from the week of December 15, 2004

Lillian “Honey” Schmidt, 92

Funeral services were held on Saturday, December 11, 2004 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Milroy for Lillian “Honey” Schmidt. Honey died Wednesday, December 8, 2004 at Prairie View Healthcare Center in Tracy, MN where she resided since 2001.

Honey was born December 4, 1912 to Louis Traxinger and Lillie Schowioler in Marshall. She married Edward Schmidt of Milroy on August 22, 1933. She spent most of her life on the farm Southwest of Milroy where they farmed and raised a family.

Honey enjoyed volunteering at the Weiner Memorial Hospital gift shop. She also loved shopping and watching her grandchildren grow.

She is survived by her four children, Connie (Al) Orozco of Brownsville, TX, Barry (Judy) of Houston, TX, Ron of Milroy, Don (Jean) also of Milroy and 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward, daughter Roxanne and grandchildren, Christopher and Stephen Schmidt.

Interment was at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery, Milroy, MN with the Rehkamp and Horvath Funeral Home of Marshall handling the arrangements.