of Palmerston passed away peacefully at the Royal Terrace Nursing Home, on Thursday November 8, 2018 in her 86th year. Daughter of the late Herbert and Idella (Klein) Schmidt. Fondly remembered by her two nephews Calvin (Darlene) Schmidt of R.R.1, Gadshill and Keith (Joan) Schmidt of R.R. 1 Stratford as well as one grand nephew and four grand nieces and their families. Fondly remembered by close friends Peter and Audrey Thiessen of Alberta, Roy and Marlyn Bramhill of Palmerston as well as by her many neighbours and friends. Predeceased by her two brothers Orval and his wife Verna and Russel Schmidt, one sister Verda and her husband Alvin Lingelbach. Shirley was born in North Easthope Township and was raised on the family farm that was operated by her great grandfather, grandfather and father. Shirley and her brother moved to Gowanstown in 1989 and continued to hobby farm until she moved into the Royal Terrace Nursing Home in Palmerston.
The family will receive friends at the Palmerston Missionary Church on Monday, November 12, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. in the Palmerston Missionary Church followed by a reception in Missionary Church. Interment will take place in the family plot at Rush’s Cemetery, Wellesley, Ontario.