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Anna Helen Schmid

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Services for Anna Helen Schmid, 95, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2009, at First English Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. Paul Kaldahl will officiate the service.

Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer.

Anna Helen Schmid, passed away on June 19, 2009.

Anna, the daughter of Jacob Frederick and Pauline Mayer Schmid, was born March 19, 1914 on a farm north of Spencer. She attended rural school east of Fostoria and graduated from Spencer High School. While growing up, she was very active in her 4-H group. She later attended and graduated from Cedar Rapids Business College.

Upon graduation, Anna worked at Emmetsburg Production Credit Association for three years, Clay County ASCS for five years and Farmer's Home Administration for 33 years. She was also a long time caregiver to her parents, her brother, Carl, and her sister, Irma.

Anna was baptized and confirmed at First English Lutheran Church and was a lifelong member of the church. She served as treasurer, secretary, council member, Sunday school teacher and was active in the Altar Guild and the women's guilds. She was also a member of the St. Luke's and the Spencer Hospital Auxiliaries.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Alice Schmid, Edna Seaman and Irma Winkelman; and brothers: Elmer, Alfred, Oscar, Carl and John Schmid.

Anna is survived by a special nephew and his wife, Mark and Becky Schmid of Everly; two sisters-in-law: Dorothy Schmid and Erma Schmid -- both of Spencer; and other extended family.

Warner Funeral Home in Spencer is in charge of arrangements.