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Gertrude H. Schmitt, 91, of Lincoln
died Thursday, June 21, 2007, at 1:55 p.m. at Maple Ridge Care
Centre in Lincoln.
Her funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Immanuel
Lutheran Church of Lincoln, with the Rev. Dan
Wissmann officiating. Visitation will be from 10 to
11 a.m. at the church.
Burial will be in Zion
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln
is handling arrangements.
Mrs. Schmitt was a retired registered nurse. She
worked at Lincoln Developmental Center from 1961 to
1971 as supervisor of in-service and employee
education. She also worked as a staff nurse at
Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
She was born Aug. 17, 1915, at Hartsburg to Harm
J. and Nettie F. Fortman Aper. She married Richard
R. Schmitt on Dec. 18, 1954, in Milwaukee, Wis. He
preceded her in death Sept. 25, 2005.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Two brothers and three sisters preceded her in
death, and she was the last of her immediate family.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Memorials may be made to Lincoln Land Community
College, Gertrude H. Schmitt Scholarship Fund,
Milwaukee Hospital School of Nursing Alumni
Association, Milwaukee, Wis.
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