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Janevieve Schmidt - November 26, 2012


Janevieve R. Schmidt, 80 years of age from Minden, died on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Jan was born on May 12, 1932, in Franklin to Robert and Martha (Janssen) Bach.
She grew up in the Franklin area and attended Franklin Public Schools.
On Nov. 16, 1948, she married Ilert Schmidt at the Zion Lutheran parsonage west of Macon. The day after their marriage Ilert reported for duty in the U.S. Army. After Ilert returned from the service in 1953 they lived in Franklin and later moved to Minden in 1966.
Jan was an active member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Minden.
She was a quilter at the church, enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and friends. She loved being around her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include son, Delvin Schmidt and wife, Julie, of Minden; daughter, Jana Klusman of Hastings; grandchildren, Brandon Schmidt and wife, Tiffany, Brian Schmidt and wife, Ashley, Megan Schmidt, Ryan Klusman and Ashley Klusman; great-grandchildren, Alex, Candace and Sophia Schmidt; brother, Wayne Bach and wife, Sheryl, of Franklin; sisters, Marian Skeen of Twin Falls, Idaho and Wilma Heath of Franklin.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Ilert; sons, Lonnie and Laroy; and brother, Wallace Bach.
Funeral services were Nov. 30 at the Bethany Lutheran Church in Minden with the Rev. Donald Hunzeker officiating.
Graveside services were at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery west of Macon.
Layton-Craig Funeral Home of Minden was in charge of arrangements.