Gerlinde Schmid


Gerlinde Schmid of Lyons SD (formerly Perham MN) passed away comfortably on February 14, 2021 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD. The family will have a celebration of Gerlinde’s life at  a later date, due to Covid-19 restrictions.

She was born October 16, 1930 in Czechoslovakia, moved to Germany, then to the United States in 1957. She retired from 3M Company (Hutchinson MN) in 1983 and then made her home in Perham MN. She enjoyed quilting, loved caring for her flowers, and cooked many family favorites.

Grateful for having shared her life are her 4 children Klaus (Sue) Schmid, Helene (John) Doring, Heidi (Ralph) Tucker, and Brian (Paula) Schmid, 9 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, brother, daughter Elizabeth, son Bruce, and grandson Adrian.

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