Schmitz, Violet Elaine (nee Stanley)

Schmitz, Violet Elaine (nee Stanley)

November 4, 1924 – November 15, 2016
Age 92 of St. Paul. Born to Henry and Rose Stanley of Humbird, WI, passed away November 15, 2016. Violet worked at Presto and later at Agri Bank where she retired in 1992. Violet was married to Philip Schmitz for many years and was a loving mother. She later found her voice in “Toast O’ the Town” Toastmasters where she was a member for 30 years. Violet loved her Lord and people. She was a loyal member of Eastside Community Lutheran Church and a volunteer at Salvation Army. Violet is survived by her 6 children, Debra Licht, Stuart Schmitz, Lana Sanders and husband, Greg, Larry Schmitz and wife, Leslye, Lisa Briggs and husband, John, Timothy Schmitz, nine grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be on November 21 at 9:00 am, followed by a Memorial service at 10:00 am at Eastside Community Lutheran Church, 1212 Earl St., St. Paul, MN. A private graveyard service will be held at 4:00 pm at Mentor Cemetery, Humbird, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred. (Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 20, 2016)