Alta Jeannine Schmidt


SCOTT CITY — Alta Jeannine "Jennie" Schmidt died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

SCOTT CITY — Alta Jeannine "Jennie" Schmidt died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, at Scott County Hospital in Scott City.

She was born June 15, 1929, in Scott City, to Elmer and Alta Mitchell Clinton.

A lifetime resident of Scott City, Mrs. Schmidt was a homemaker. She had been an emergency medical technician for several years in Scott County and a nurse's aide at the hospital in Scott City.

On Dec. 9, 1948, she married Gordon Schmidt in Friend. They lived on a farm west of Shallow Water for 50 years until moving to Scott City in 2005. He died Sept. 5, 2012, in Scott City. She also was preceded in death by an infant daughter; her parents; a brother, Jimmy; and six sisters, Cora, Lora, Dorthy, Madge, Francis and Waneta.

Survivors include her children, Gary, Carol and Marilyn Schmidt, all of Scott City, and Berneice Burch of Spearman, Texas; a grandson; a granddaughter; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Ward Clinton of Scott City; and a sister, Norma Lee Moore of Burlington, Colo.

Funeral will begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Prairie View Church of the Brethren, Friend. Burial will be at Prairie View Church of the Brethren Cemetery, Friend.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at Price & Sons Funeral Home, Scott City. Condolences may be given at or In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Prairie View Church of the Brethren, Scott County Emergency Medical Technicians or Pence Community Church, all in care of the funeral home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.

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