Schmidt, Marion I. (nee Kalp)

Marion Schmidt, age 79, of Stratford passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. Born in Stratford, daughter of the late Albert Kalp and the former Margaret Clark. Beloved wife of the late Bruce Schmidt. Loved mother of Linda Vandenberk (Peter), Kelly Denny (Late Brian), Susan Lafontaine (Harry Lam) and Sherri Moore (Dennis). Proud G-Ma of Jonathan (Nicole), Janelle (Bob), Jessica (Rodney), Brandon (Heather), Josee (Joey), Mathew, Mackenzie (Dave). Great Grandma of Bentley and Ashlynn. Also survived by her sister Dorothy Broderick (Trevar); sisters-in-law Catherine Youngblut (Maurice) and Judy Leib (Brian) and brother-in-law Ken Schmidt (late Sandy). Marion will also be lovingly missed by Berniece and Norm Cormier (late Daughter Holly). Predeceased by her brothers Lorne (late Della), Herman, Harry (late Ruby) and Ernie, sisters; Agnes (late Lloyd) and Violet (Benny) and by her good friend Jim. Marion enjoyed the simple things in life like shopping, the casino and playing cards on the computer. Her love and passion other than her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her cottages. She always smiled brighter and laughed louder at the cottage in Grand Bend or on many road trips. Visitation at the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford on Friday, October 4 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m., where the funeral service will be held in the chapel on Saturday at 11 a.m. A reception will be held at the funeral home following the interment in Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth or the Stratford General Hospital Chemo Unit may be made through the funeral home. 519.271.7411

Service Information

Friday, October 4, 2019
from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.

Funeral Service
Saturday, October 5th at 11 a.m.
W.G. Young Funeral Home

Avondale Cemetery
4 Avondale Ave.,

W.G. Young Funeral Home Reception Centre

Memorial Donations
Rotary Hospice Stratford Perth
Stratford General Hospital


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