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Eva Mae Schmitz

August 13, 1928 — September 1, 2020

Eva Mae Schmitz,  92 of Curtis, NE died September 1, 2020

Eva was born August 13, 1928 in McCook, Nebraska to Frank and Emma Kahler.

Eva grew up in Maywood and graduated from Maywood High School.  She was married to Cloid Schmitz on Sept. 6, 1947.  Eva Mae was a homemaker beautiful seamstress always had a big garden.

In 1994 Eva Mae and Cloid moved from the farm to Curtis and in 2013 they moved to Senior Choice.

Eva Mae was a member of the United Methodist Churches in Maywood and Curtis and sang in the choir and also sang with two other ladies at different events.  She also loved doing embroidery, playing the piano and golfing.  She was a 4h leader and taught sewing for many years. She loved to water ski and ice skate, and fish for walleye at the lake. She sang with the Apple Sisters for the Maywood Methodist Church for funerals and different community functions. She thoroughly enjoyed gardening and keeping up with her pristine yard.

Survivors include daughter, Connie Cohen of Windsor, Colorado; son, Clayton Schmitz of Maywood; son, Bruce (Chris) Schmitz of Sutherland; daughter,
Mari (Jeff) Doll of Council Bluffs, IA; 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; brother Leon Kahler and sister Norma Welker.

Eva Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Cloid: parents, Frank and Emma Kahler; sisters Genevieve Welker and Neva Erway and brother Kenneth Kahler; grandson, Timothy Schmitz; and son in law, Jerome Cohen.

Visitation will be Friday, September 4, 2020 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM with the family present at Blase-Wetzel-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Curtis.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 10:30 AM in the Maywood Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Maywood and Curtis United Methodist Churches.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, September 4, 2020

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

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