Frieda Schmidt

Published 10:03 am Friday, June 17, 2011

COAL GROVE — Frieda Schmidt, 81, of Coal Grove, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at Jo-Lin’s Health Center in Ironton.

She was born May 2, 1930, in Superior; she was the daughter of the late Fred and Lilly (Krumm) Besco. She was a member of the Memorial United Methodist Church in Coal Grove.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Schmidt whom she married Jan. 9, 1949; one son, Charles Schmidt II; one sister, Anna Christian and one brother, Fred Besco, Jr.

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She is survived by two daughters, Sue Ellen (Wayne) McGlone of Lancaster, and Nancy (John) Schmidt of Ironton; two grandsons, Michael (Pam) McGlone of Helena, Mont., and Andrew B. Schmidt of Lawrence County; three granddaughters, Melissa (Chad) Galioto of Leighton, Utah, Sarah Smith of Miamisburg, and Kristen (Tim) Humphrey of Lawrence County; one great-granddaughter, Caitlin McGlone; one great grandson, Brendan Galioto; and a daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Schmidt. She was also a loving babysitter of the Waldo girls.

A private funeral service will be conducted at a later date. Anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution may send to the Community Hospice Center, 1538 Central Ave. Ashland, Ky. 41101.

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