Estella Schmidt, 87

Estella Schmidt, 87

Estella M. Schmidt, age 87, of Norwood Young America, passed away Saturday, May 10, 2014 at The Harbor in Norwood Young America.
Funeral Service Wednesday May 14, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St. Johns Lutheran Church (101 SE 2nd Avenue) in Norwood Young America with Rev. Eric F. Hutchison as officiant. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment in the St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery in Norwood Young America.
Estella Mae Schmidt was born the daughter of Walter T. and Emma W. (Barlau) Schmidt in Benton Township of Carver County. She was baptized on April 17, 1927 at the St. Johns Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America by Rev. M.F. Abraham. Estella was confirmed in the faith on April 16, 1941 at St. Johns Lutheran Church by Rev. W.P. Kramer. She attended St. Johns Lutheran School and graduated from the Central High School in May of 1945.
Estella had lived with her parents in Norwood Young America, remaining there until she moved to Peace Villa Apartments in 2002 and for the last few years Estella has been a resident of The Harbor. Estella had worked at the Norwood Rest Home and for many years at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center. She enjoyed cooking, baking, and visiting with others. Estella was outgoing and made the most out of what she had. She believed that everything will always fall into place.
Estella is preceded in death by her parents Walter and Emma Schmidt; brother and sister-in-law Charles and Marlene Schmidt.
Estella is survived by many cousins and friends.
Serving as casket bearers Jon Zieroth, Lee Farber, David Farber, Jim Abraham, Dale Thiesfeld and Erik Thiesfeld.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.

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