Bonnie Lois (McKune) Schmidt

2/26/2014

Bonnie Lois (McKune) Schmidt, 96, Russell, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

Bonnie Lois (McKune) Schmidt, 96, Russell, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Sept. 23, 1917, in Russell to Robert C. and Nellie (Zimmerman) McKune. She was a 1936 graduate of Russell High School.

She married Alex F. Schmidt on July 12, 1937, in Salina. He preceded her in death Feb. 2, 1984. They were owners and operators of Eat-N-Time Café for many years.

Survivors include three daughters, Janice Ramsey, Salina, Joanne Applegate, Wichita, and Pam Gudenkauf, Russell; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John Lutheran Church; burial in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Russell.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, with family present from 6 to 7 p.m. at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell.

Memorials are suggested to St. John Lutheran Church or Russell Senior Citizens Center in care of the mortuary.