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In Memory of

Marian Emily Schmitt

December 27, 1928 - August 5, 2017

Obituary


Marian E. Schmitt, 88, of Fort Myers, was called home by the Lord on August 5, 2017. Her memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 7401 Winkler Rd., Fort Myers, FL on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM.
Marian was born on December 27, 1928 in Elgin, IL to Henry and Clara Weightman. In 1947 she graduated from Elgin High School and, in the spring, entered the nursing program at the Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL. In 1950 she graduated as a Registered Nurse. She married Donald K. Schmitt on November...

Marian E. Schmitt, 88, of Fort Myers, was called home by the Lord on August 5, 2017. Her memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 7401 Winkler Rd., Fort Myers, FL on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 11:00 AM.
Marian was born on December 27, 1928 in Elgin, IL to Henry and Clara Weightman. In 1947 she graduated from Elgin High School and, in the spring, entered the nursing program at the Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL. In 1950 she graduated as a Registered Nurse. She married Donald K. Schmitt on November 23, 1950. They were married for 45 years.
Marian held various nursing positions during her 62 years as a nurse. She retired in 2012 after serving as Parish Nurse for Zion Lutheran Church for almost 12 years. In addition to her nursing career Marian was a local realtor for 35 years. She was actively involved in the McGregor Garden Club, the Fort Myers Nurses Retirement Organization and in various ministries at Zion Lutheran Church.
Marian is survived by her sons, David K. Schmitt and Jeffrey J. Schmitt; grandson, Dustin K. Schmitt; great granddaughter, Araia Isabella Schmitt and nieces, Cheri Boyer and Marsha Geiser. She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Clara Weightman; husband, Donald K. Schmitt and sister, Eleanor J. Mason.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Zion Lutheran Church Benevolent Fund or Thrive Community Church in Estero, FL.


Arrangements under the direction of HODGES-KISER FUNERAL HOME, Fort Myers, FL.