Obituary for Shirley Schmidt, 80

August 16,1938 To November 07,2018,

Visitation
4-7 PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow

Funeral Services
10 AM, Monday, November 12, 2018 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow

Interment
Ridge Park Cemetery - Marshall, MO

Memorials
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Glasgow United Methodist Church or Glasgow Senior Center

Glasgow resident, Shirley J. Schmidt, 80, passed away at her home November 7, 2018. Shirley J. Schmidt was born August 16, 1938 in Saline County, MO and was the daughter of Frank and Elsie (Janneck) Leimkuehler. Shirley graduated from Slater High School in 1957. She continued her education attending Central College in Fayette and National College in Kansas City. On March 19, 1960, Shirley married William “Bill” Schmidt at the United Methodist Church in Slater, MO. Together they enjoyed over 49 years of marriage. Bill preceded Shirley in death November 16, 2009. Shirley was active in the Glasgow community donating her time at the senior center and serving as 4-H leader. She was a devout member of the First United Methodist Church of Glasgow where she served within the church in various capacities. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Lamplighters, a youth leader, a choir member, and she taught Sunday school for 25 years. Shirley truly treasured her family especially her grand and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by family and friends. Survivors include: two sons, William (Cheryl) Schmidt, Jr. of Glasgow and Robert (Nancy) Schmidt of Carrollton, MO; daughter, Lora (John) Horton of Kendall, KS; nine grandchildren, Tiffany Swanson, Kim Westhues, David Schmidt, Sally and Ruby Schmidt, Caitlyn, Rachel, Mallory and Ethan Horton; nine great-grandchildren, Tristan and Aiden Swanson, Alan, AJ and George Westhues, and August, Evelyn, Elijah and Jeremiah Schmidt. In addition to her husband and parents, Shirley was preceded in death by an infant twin sister, and a brother, Wendell Leimkuehler. Funeral service for Mrs. Schmidt will be 10:00 AM, Monday, November 12, 2018 at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Glasgow with Rev. Karen Alden officiating. Visitation is 4:00-7:00 PM, Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will follow the funeral at Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to FUMC of Glasgow or Glasgow Senior Center in care of the funeral home.