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Edwin Schmeidler

7/10/2013

Edwin Schmeidler, 87, WaKeeney, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Mitchell County Hospital, Beloit.

He was born May 13, 1926, near Severin in Ellis County to Anton and Anna (Sander) Schmeidler.

He married Alfreda Pfeifer on May 29, 1954, in Hays. He was a farmer.

Survivors include a son, Edwin Schmeidler Jr., WaKeeney; a daughter, Kay Linden, Ellinwood; three brothers, Ralph, Ogallah, Lawrence, Catharine, and Anton Jr., Hays; four sisters, Sophia Walter, Catharine, Lillian Fisher, Hays, Anna Marie Lessor, Great Bend, and Gloria Ann VonLintel, Victoria; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a step-great-grandchild.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Christ the King Catholic Church, WaKeeney; burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

A vigil will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, followed by a Fourth Degree rosary, both at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Walk-A-Thon for Health, Christ the King Cemetery or Masses in care of the funeral home.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.schmittfuneral.com.