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Schmitt, Arthur F.

Arthur Schmitt Funeral Held Here Sept. 15

Funeral services for Arthur f. Schmitt Jr., 47 of Weimar were held Saturday, Sept. 15, from Weimar United Church of Christ, with Rev. Skip Sirnic officiating. Burial was in Masonic Cemetery.

Schmitt, a resident of Weimar since 1953, died Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in Seton Hospital at Austin.

Born March 23, 1943, at Columbus, he was a son of Arthur F. and Georgia (Hattermann) Schmitt. He married Patsy K. Peek here on July 29, 1967. He was employed as an auto mechanic at Brasher Motor Co. of Weimar for 24 years and at Brasher Motor Co. of La Grange for four years.

He is survived by: his wife, Patsy Schmitt of Weimar; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and James Lednicky of Weimar and Dianna and Marvin Ulrich of La Grange; one son, Donald Schmitt of Weimar; one grandchild; his mother, Georgia Schmitt; two sisters, Lillie Hairell of Houston and Shirley Hull of Columbus and two brothers, Edwin Schmitt of Weimar and Melvin Schmitt of Eagle Lake.

Pallbearers were Joe Stall, Robert Sumbera, Johnnie Schmitt Jr., Kenney Vasina, Troy Zahradnik, Leon Hattermann, Loydell Wied and Kervy Kahlden. Honorary pallbearers were Ervin Hattermann and Hugo Richter Jr.

Weimar Mercury, September 20, 1990
Transcribed by Dennis Boatright

Schmitt, Arthur F. Sr.

A. Schmitt Funeral Held Here Tuesday

Funeral services for Arthur F. Schmitt, 63, of Weimar were held Tuesday May 19, from Hubbard Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Ernest Dean officiating. Burial was in Masonic [Odd Fellows] Cemetery.

Mr. Schmitt died Saturday, May 16, in Columbus Community Hospital, where he had been a patient for one day. He had bee in poor health for five years.

A farmer, he had lived in the Weimar area since 1963. He was born August 29, 1917 at Nada, a son of George and Bertha (Findeisen) Schmitt, and married Georgia Etta Hattermann at Columbus on January 22, 1941. He lived in Alleyton and Sealy before moving to this area.

His wife survives, along with three sons, Arthur F. Jr. of Weimar, Edwin Lee of Wharton and Melvin of Eagle Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Lillie Mae Hairell of South Houston and Mrs. Shirley Hull of Columbus; 11 grandchildren, Faron, Jody and Russell Hairell, Sandra, Dianna and Donald Schmitt, Brenda and Catherine Schmitt, Keven and Jackie Schmitt, and Sheila Hull; three brothers, Johnnie Schmitt of Cat Spring and August and Henry Schmitt of Eagle Lake; and four sisters, Mrs. Erna Clot and Mrs. Mary Zahradnick of Eagle Lake, Mrs. Hilda Birdwell of Sugar Land, and Mrs. Alena Richter of Weimar.

Pallbearers were Hugo Richter Jr., Erwin Hattermann, Richard Schmitt, Henry Schmitt Jr., Johnny Schmitt Jr., Leon Hattermann, Kenny Mechnic, Daniel Ulbricht, Jerry Vachala, and George Birdwell.

Weimar Mercury, May 21, 1981
Transcribed by Judy Talkington

Schmitt, Georgia Etta (Hattermann)

Georgia Schmitt Funeral Services Held March 5

Georgia Etta Hattermann Schmitt, 78, of Weimar, died March 2 at her home.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 5 at Weimar United Church of Christ with Rev. Karen Nelson officiating.

Interment followed at the Weimar Masonic [Odd Fellows[ Cemetery.

Mrs. Schmitt was born Oct. 3, 1924 in Colorado County to Henry and Lena Matzka Hattermann. She attended Borden School.

She married Arthur F. Schmitt on Jan. 22, 1941 in Columbus.

She was self employed as a farmer and rancher and lived in this area since December 1953, also living in Ramsey for 10 years, and Sealy for two years.

Mrs. Schmitt is survived by children, Lillie Hairell and husband Roger of Houston, Edwin Schmitt and wife Janet of Weimar, Melvin Schmitt and wife Debbie of Eagle Lake and Shirley Hull of Columbus; daughter-in-law, Patsy Schmitt of Weimar; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Henry Hattermann and wife Lillie of Weimar.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Arthur Schmitt Jr.; one son-in-law, John Hull Jr.; and one great-granddaughter, Lindsey Lednicky.

Pallbearers were Henry Schmitt Jr.; Johnny Schmitt Jr., Hugo Richter Jr., Erwin Hattermann, Leon Hattermann, James Engbrock.

The Weimar Mercury, March 13, 2003
Transcribed by John Konesheck

Schmitt, Johann Adam

Last rites for Adam Schmitt, 87, were held at St. Roch's Catholic Church at Mentz Monday at 9?30 a.m. with Rev. Bernard Snock officiating. Interment was in St. Roch's Catholic Cemetery.

Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Sunday at Untermeyer Henneke Funeral Home.

Schmitt was born in Mentz Jan. 19, 1884 and was a member of the Catholic Church. He was a retired farmer.

Surviving are his widow, Josephine Schmitt, a daughter, Mrs. Melvin Heinsohn of Columbus; 3 sons, Elmer Schmitt of Ramsey and Silvester and Edwin Schmitt of Fayetteville; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Schmitt, Silvester Schmitt, Bobby Schmitt, Jackie Schmitt, Victor Leopold and Wayne Wied.

Colorado County Citizen, February 4, 1971
Transcription by Judy Talkington

Schmitt, John

Mr. John Schmitt

The death of Mr. John Schmitt occurred at his home in Bernardo on July 29th., following an illness of about three weeks. Funeral was held at the Mentz Catholic Church the following evening at four. Pallbearers were W. C. Sammes, Ed. Glueck, Mike Eather, August Schindler, Frank Schindler, and Leo Braden. [Interment in St. Roch's cemetery.]

Mr. Schmitt was fifty eight years of age on the 28th of last September, and had lived in the Bachelor and Bernardo sections many years. He was married to Miss Frances Drymalla in 1903. He was one of the substantial and respected citizens of that community.

He is survived by his widow, five daughters, Misses Bettie, Pauline, Maggie, Annie and Mary, and two brothers, Anton of Bachelor Hill and George of Ramsey.

Our sympathy is extended.

Colorado County Citizen, August 13, 1931

Schmitt, Josephine (Blanchard)


Funeral Services for Mrs. Josephine Schmitt were scheduled for 9:00 a.m. this morning (Thursday) at St. Roch's Catholic Church in Mentz.

Burial was in the Church Cemetery with Rev. Scnock officiating,

Mrs. Schmitt, of Rt. 2, Alleyton, passed away Tuesday in an Eagle Lake Hospital.

She was 87 years of age.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Melvin Heinsohn of Columbus; three sons, Sylvester Schmitt and Edwin Schmitt, both of Fayetteville and Elmo Schmitt of Ramsey; 16 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Untermeyer-Henneke Funeral Home of Columbus was in charge of arrangements.

New Ulm Enterprise, September 9, 1971, page 1

Schmitt, Maggie


Maggie Schmitt, 87, of Eagle Lake, died Monday, June 16, 1997, at Heritage House Nursing Home in Eagle Lake.

Born March 6,19 10 near Bernardo, she was the daughter of John and Frances (Drymalla) Schmitt. She attended schools in rural Bernardo and later owned and operated restaurants in Wharton and El Campo. After retiring in the early 1980s, she returned to Eagle Lake, where she was a member of Roman Catholic Parish of the Nativity.

Services were held June 19 in the sanctuary of the parish's Our Lady of Perpetual Help, with Rev. Jesse Euresti officiating. Interment followed in St. Roch's Catholic Cemetery in Mentz. Services were under the direction of Dulany Funeral Home, Eagle Lake.

Serving as pallbearers were Mrs. Schmitt's nephews Fred Hammons, Richard Hammons, Walter Frnka, Jeff Smaistrla, James DeShazo, Brett DeShazo and Kyle DeShazo.

Mrs. Schmitt is survived by her sister, Bettie DeShazo of Eagle Lake and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters Annie Drymalla, Pauline Schmitt, Mary Schmidt and Tillie Schmitt.

Colorado County Citizen, June 25, 1997
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