Monday, December 7, 2009

Carolyn A. Schmidt (November 29, 2009)

Mrs. Carolyn A. Schmidt, age 80 of Ansonia, Ohio passed away at 9:36 P.M. Sunday November 29, 2009 at the Versailles Health Care Center. Carolyn was born May 4, 1929 in Greenville, Ohio. She was the daughter of the late David Lee & Minnie (Printzing) Houpt.

Carolyn was retired from Corning Glass Inc.

She was an avid Hot Air Balloonists’, antique collector, involved in needle crafts and flowers and her dogs. She was also very well known as “The Waffle Lady of Ansonia” as she had given out waffles at Halloween to all the children for many many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband—Cornelius “Trappy” Schmidt June 29, 1978; also a brother Joe Houpt.

She is survived by her daughters and sons in law—Sharon & Dr. Jay Noffsinger of O’Fallon, Ill., and Malinda & Hugh Linebaugh of Rossburg. Also her son and daughter in law—Neal & Lauren Schmidt of Greenville. Grandchildren—Jamie (John) Franklin, Julie (Craig) Kindsfater, Jill Stone, Dustin Schmidt, Jason Schmidt and Hannah Linebaugh. Also great grandchildren—Jaycen Franklin, Josten Franklin and Kari Kindsfater. As well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Thursday December 3, 2009 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with the Rev. Eric Knight officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 till 8 P.M. in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to Hospice of Darke County.