North Lima - Thelma K. Schmidt beloved wife, mother, Grammy, and Grammy Great, age 94, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, May 28, 2021.
She was born on May 16, 1927 in Wellsville, son of the late John and Maggie Echols Garey.
Thelma was a home maker and was a member of the first Christian Church of Columbiana for 65 years where she was involved in Sunday Schools, served on the mission committee and helped with the funeral dinners.
Her loving and caring husband of 56 years, Robert I. Schmidt, whom she married on September 28, 1946, preceded her in death on, September 18, 2001.
Thelma is survived by her daughter, Bonnie (Robert) Kimmel of Poland; son, John David (Barbara) Schmidt of Columbiana; eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by an infant son David, a son Garey Robert who died January 2, 1992 as well as three sisters Helen Todd, Gladys Nichleson, and Mary Siddel and Four brothers Earnest, Kenneth, Phillip, and John Garey.
Services will be held on Thursday June 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana, with Pastor Bill Requardt officiating.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana and again on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to the funeral at the funeral home.
Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park, East Liverpool.
The family has asked that those who have not been vaccinated please where a mask.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northern Ohio Chapter, “The Amazing Ryderman” 8001 Sweet Valley Dr. Suite 3, Valley View, OH 444125.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Warrick-Kummer-Rettig Funeral Home, Columbiana.
Family and friends may view this obituary and send condolences to the family at www.familycareservices.com
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Northern Ohio Chapter
8001 Sweet Valley Dr. Suite 3, Valley View OH 444125