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Eileen Schmidt

September 2, 1934 — July 23, 2017

Eileen Schmidt, age 82 of Glencoe, MN formerly of Perham, MN died Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Glencoe Regional Health Services, Glencoe, MN. Visitation will be Thursday, July 27 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service in Perham. Visitation will resume on Friday, July 28 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. followed by the funeral service at 11:00 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Perham.  Pastor Del Stohs will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Eileen was born September 2, 1934 to Edwin and Gladys (Glass) Johnson in Pelican Rapids, MN. On December 30, 1956 she was united in marriage to James Schmidt at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Perham. Together they resided in Perham where they raised their three sons.

Over the years Eileen worked numerous jobs including Ebeling’s Café, Perham Egg Plant, Perham Hospital and Home, New York Mills Elders’ Home and Kenny’s Candy. She retired from Kenny’s after 25 years at the age of 81.

Eileen’s hobbies included selling Avon and Home Interior, shopping, spending time with friends and family, and playing cards and games.

Eileen is survived by her sons Brent (Laurie) Schmidt of Fargo, ND, Brad (Mary) Schmidt of Perham and Todd (Julie) Schmidt of Glencoe, MN; her six grandchildren Jennifer, Jason, Ashley, Garrett, Amanda and Nathan; and two great-grandchildren Penelope and Eloise.

Preceding Eileen in death were her parents Gladys and Edwin; her husband James; and her siblings Merlin, Verlyn and Janice.

Eileen will be greatly missed by her friends and family.

Schoeneberger Funeral & Cremation Service, Perham, MN (218) 346-5175

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