Isabel passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Vision Nursing Home. Born October 6, 1923 in Waterdown, Ontario. Beloved wife of Nickolai Schmidt. Loving mother of John (Antje) Schmidt (Houston TX), Robert Schmidt (Windsor), Lynn Schmidt (Françoise Pilloud) (Ottawa), Marlene (Bruce) Jones (London), and Allan (Lynne) Schmidt (Sarnia). Cherished grandmother of Deborah (John) Sarac, Dwayne Schmidt (Nazanin Ostad), Emily (Greg) Duff, Pascal Schmidt, Maxime Schmidt, Dylan Jones (Melany McTavish), Peter Jones, Nicolas (Jill) Schmidt, and Sara Schmidt (Mike Lange). Treasured Great-Grandmother of Michael, Adam and Amanda Sarac, Kian Schmidt, and Isabella and Madalyn Schmidt. Predeceased by her granddaughter Jennifer Lynne Schmidt. Also loved and remembered by many nieces and nephews. A warm-hearted lady, Isabel loved to sew her own clothes and spent many summer hours canning fruits and vegetables. She was an active Brown Owl, a member of Christ Church Anglican, an avid baker, knitter, Blue Jays fan, lover of vanilla ice cream, flowers, children and her family. Family and friends will be welcomed on Sunday, April 13, 2014from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia. A celebration of Isabel’s life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 14, 2014at Smith Funeral Home. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society Sarnia-Lambton (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca
Nic and the family wish to express their sincere appreciation to the staff of Vision Nursing and Rest home.