Catherine Schmidt

TOWNER Catherine Schmidt, 96, Towner, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, in a Velva nursing home.

She was born March 12, 1918, to Jacob and Magdalena Schmidt near Karlsruhe. She married Leo Schmidt Dec. 29, 1942, in Karlsruhe.

Survivors: daughter, Linda Bischof, Minot; sons, Gary, Renton, Wash., Robert and Donald, both Minto; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sisters, Christine Aftem, Minot, Regina Kuntz, Great Falls, Mont.

Funeral: Friday, 11 a.m., St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church, Towner.

Burial: Church cemetery.

Visitation: Thursday, 5 to 7 p.m., in Anderson Funeral Home, Towner.

Rosary and vigil service: Thursday, 7 p.m., in the funeral home.