Margaret Jean Scmid, 85, of Glenmore, passed away at 7:15 Saturday morning, March 31, 2018 at VanCrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.


She was born on June 23, 1932, Van Wert County, the daughter of the late James Fredrick and Violet Viola (Black) Eddy. On June 1, 1951, she married H. Doyle “Dudley” Schmid who preceded her in death on February 21, 2012. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Floyd Eddy and four sisters, Virginia Slane, Lola “Peg” Hammond, Thelma Sinn and Mary Helen in infancy.


Family survivors include her daughter, Jane E. (Jim) Poling of Convoy; two sons, Keith A. (Karen) Schmid of rural Ohio City and Kent J. (Jane) Schmid of Van Wert; five grandchildren, Katie (Jason) Schnipke of Cloverdale, Kylie (Shane) Mills of Ohio City, Bryce (Lindsay) Poling of Convoy, Amanda (Cody) Lape of Van Wert and Lauren Schmid of Van Wert; and eight great grandchildren, Jamison Poling, Brooklynn Schnipke, Aubree Mills, Carson Lape, Brody Mills, Logan Lape, Greyson Lape and Hailey Poling.


Jean was a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Van Wert. She was a retired bookkeeper for Glenmore Farmers Grain Company.


Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church with Rev. Kurt Klingbeil officiating. Interment will follow at Van Wert Woodland Cemetery. Calling hours are 3 - 8 p.m., Wednesday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home and one hour prior to services Thursday at the Church.


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