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Obituaries from the week of Sept. 26, 2012

Cynthia Schmidt, 56

Cynthia K. Schmidt (Cindy) was born August 16, 1956, in Mankato, Minnesota, to Allie and Irene (Lingbeek) Eisele. She passed away in her home in San Antonio, Texas on September 13, 2012  after a battle with cancer.

In 1968, the family moved to the Reading, Minnesota, area. Cindy attended school in Reading, and she graduated from Worthington High School in 1974. She married Rick Schmidt on December 18, 1974, in Worthington. They lived in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for a short time before moving to Texas. Cindy was co-owner and Office Manager of Foreign Specialist Auto Repair with husband Rick Schmidt for 23 years. She was a Girl Scout Troop Leader and Service Unit Treasurer for 12 years. Cindy will be missed by many people.

She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Rick Schmidt, San Antonio, Texas; daughter, Kaytlin Schmidt, San Antonio, Texas; mother, Irene Eisele of Reading; brother, Cy Eisele of Reading; sisters, Carol (William) Schreiber of Brewster, Carla (James) Goedtke of Slayton and Carmen (Thomas) Kamm of Rushmore; father-in-law, Don Schmidt and partner, Dee Maguire and mother-in-law, Gloria Flory, formerly of Worthington, now of San Antonio.

She was preceded in death by her father, Allie Eisele.

Graveside services were held on Friday, September 21, 2012, at Holy Cross Cemetery, San Antonio, Texas.