Funeral services for Edna Mae Schmidt, 103, Hamilton, KS, formerly of Lawrence, will be held 10 a.m. Monday, August 1, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence. She died July 28, 2011 at Holiday Resort in Emporia.
Edna was born on May 17, 1908 South of Eudora, KS the daughter of Ephriam and Grace (Schellack) Musick.
She graduated from Eudora High School and attended Pittsburg State University and received her Life Certificate to teach elementary school.
She taught at Belleview School for five years, which was Southwest of Eudora. She also helped her husband farm for many years in Kaw Valley.
Edna married Harry William Schmidt on April 21, 1934 in Eudora. He preceded her in death on July 30, 1989.
Survivors include one daughter, Phyllis Ulrich and her husband, Bert of Hamilton, KS; two grandchildren, Bill Ulrich of Manhattan, KS; Jackie Lacey of Rogers, AR and one great granddaughter, Falon Lacey. She was preceded in death by her son, William, on May 22, 1973 and her daughter, Virginia, at birth on Jan 17, 1943 and two brothers, Merritt Musick and John Musick.
The family will greet friends from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, July 31, 2011 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Paul’s United Church of Christ or to the Hamilton City Library and may be sent in care of the Mortuary.