Geraldine “Jerry” Schmidt
Birth Date: November 23, 1929
Death Date: May 10, 2017
Geraldine “Jerry” Schmidt, 87, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.
Jerry was born on November 23, 1929 in Moweaqua, IL the daughter of William and Bonnie (Sharp) Caudill. She was a member of the Castle William American Legion Post #105 Auxiliary. She married George H. Schmidt on May 7, 1949 in Decatur. He preceded her in death on January 10, 1991.
Surviving are her sons, Tim Schmidt of Taylorville; Fred Schmidt of Decatur; daughter, Debbie Hoaglin (Richard) of Wesson, MS; grandchildren, Tia Davis (Chris) of Wesson,. MS; Kent Hoaglin of Sumrall, MS; Heather Hess (Dave) of Oconomowoc, WI; Peyton Schmidt of Decatur; six great-grandchildren, and special friend Jim Parker.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother Bill Caudill.
Graveside service to celebrate Jerry’s life will be 10 AM Saturday June 17, 2017 in Macon County Memorial Park followed by a celebration of life hosted by the family at Castle William American Legion Post #105. Memorials are suggested to the Macon County Honor Guard.
The family of Geraldine “Jerry” Schmidt is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave., Decatur, IL 62526. Send condolences and share memories with the family at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.