1930 – 2020
Inge Schmitte was born in Greven, Germany in 1930. In 1955 she immigrated to Canada to join her husband Albert in Stratford. She was married to Albert for 50 years. Inge worked at Samsonite in Stratford for many years making Lego and luggage. She lived in Stratford for 65 years until her death on November 16, 2020.
She is survived and will be missed by her daughter Ursula (Terry) Schmidt of Wellesley and her son Robert (Kelly) Schmitte of Lynden. She is also survived and remembered by her grandchildren Eric Fry, Mark Fry, David (Morgan) Schmitte and Rebecca (Chris) DeWeerd and also great grandchildren Brendan Chafe, Dylan Engler, Jordan Fry, Robyn, Calvin and Lennon DeWeerd and Evalyn Schmitte. She was a dear sister in law to Bernie and the late Nancy Schmitte and dear aunt to Karen Bell of Stratford and Bernie Schmitte Jr. There will be a private family funeral service. Special thanks to Dr. Irvine and to the staff of McCarthy Place and Cedarcroft Retirement home.
A private graveside service will be held at Avondale Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to the Lung Association through the W.G. Young Funeral Home, 430 Huron Street, Stratford. 519.271.7411 www.wgyoungfuneralhome.com
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