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Rudolph Joseph "Rudy" Schmidt
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1898
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1985
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA

SCHMIDT - RUDOLPH J. (RUDY) SCHMIDT, aged 86, formerly of Alpine Ave., passed away Wednesday afternoon in Butterworth Hospital. Mr. Schmidt owned and operated RUDY'S MARKET. He was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, Bishop Plagen #3104, a 67 year life member of the Knights of Columbus and honorary life member of the 4th Degree.

He was preceded in death by IRENE [BARNES] SCHMIDT and THERESA MOHAN. Mr. Schmidt is survived by two sons, JAMES SCHMIDT and BERNARD SCHMIDT both of Grand Rapids, three daughters, MRS. DONALD (BARBARA) MEYER of Spring Lake, MRS. JACK (SHIRLEY) SIKORS of Wills Point, TX, and MRS. PEGGY KEENAN of Grand Rapids; 26 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, MRS. STELLA SCHMIDT of Grand Rapids; one step-son C. DAVID MOHAN of Grand Rapids; five step-grandchildren; one sister, MRS. LOUISE ESCH of Grand Rapids.

Funeral Mass will be offered Saturday 10 am in St. Mary's Church. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. Mr. Schmidt reposes at the Alt Mortuary where relatives and friends will recite the Rosary Friday 7:30 pm. Friends may meet the family at the mortuary Thursday 7 to 9 pm, Friday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm. Memorial contributions to the Knights of Columbus Charities will be appreciated by the family.

THE GRAND RAPIDS PRESS, Grand Rapids, Mich., Thurs. Mar. 28, 1985, Pg. F3, Col. 6, Obit. 2


KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN, MARRIAGE RECORDS (1921), Record No. 12423 - RUDOLPH J. SCHMIDT & IRENE E. BARNES, married 11 January 1921, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan. RUDOLPH (Butcher), b. Grand Rapids, is the son of A.P. SCHMIDT & ANNA WINZIG. IRENE, b. Grand Rapids, is the daughter of R.J. BARNES & MARGARET EAGAN.


1930 U.S. CENSUS, GRAND RAPIDS (3rd Ward), KENT CO., MI, ? April 1930
SCHMIDT, RUDOLPH J. (Head), 33, b. MI (Father b. MI / Mother b. Germany), 1st Married at 24 Yrs., Manager - Retail Meat Market, Vet. of WW
Schmidt, Irene (Wife), 35, b. MI (Parents b. MI), 1st Married at 26 Yrs.
Schmidt, Barbara A. (Daughter), 8, b. MI (Parents b. MI)
Schmidt, Shirley C. (Daughter), 6, b. MI (Parents b. MI)
Schmidt, Thomas J. (Son), 4-3/12, b. MI (Parents b. MI)
Schmidt, Bernard P. (Son), 4-3/12, b. MI (Parents b. MI)
Schmidt, James R. (Son), 1-0/12, b. MI (Parents b. MI)
Wheeler, Eva E. (Servant), 21, b. MI (Parents b. MI), Single, Servant - Private Family
Live at 1120 Alexander Street.
Family links: 
  August Peter Schmidt (1852 - 1938)
  Anna Winzig Schmidt (1861 - 1940)
  Irene Ella Barnes Schmidt (1895 - 1953)
  Theresa B. Miller Schmidt (1905 - 1973)
  Shirley Claire Schmidt Sikors (1924 - 2010)*
  Bernard Paul Schmidt (1925 - 1991)*
  Thomas Irwin Schmidt (1925 - 1979)*
  Anna Maria Schmidt Brown (1878 - 1969)**
  Caroline Schmidt Huchton (1880 - 1918)**
  Rose Elizabeth Schmidt Tobin (1882 - 1971)**
  Carl J. Winzig (1884 - 1901)**
  Joseph Mathias Schmidt (1886 - 1891)**
  Adolph Anton Schmidt (1888 - 1891)**
  August Anton Schmidt (1890 - 1890)**
  Louise Sophia Schmidt Esch (1892 - 1985)*
  Albert Theodore Schmidt (1893 - 1894)*
  Edward Paul Schmidt (1895 - 1918)*
  Leona Maria Schmidt Winterhalter (1897 - 1982)*
  Rudolph Joseph Schmidt (1898 - 1985)
  Erna Serena Schmidt Pettit (1899 - 1929)*
  Hildegard Schmidt (1900 - 1900)*
  Coleta Maria Schmidt (1902 - 1903)*
  Walter Joseph Schmidt (1905 - 1905)*
*Calculated relationship

Oct. 10, 1898
March 27, 1985

Resurrection Cemetery
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Ascension - Lot 45A, Grave #4
Created by: Mike Cronk
Record added: Jun 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53845969
Rudolph Joseph Rudy Schmidt
Added by: Mike Cronk
Rudolph Joseph Rudy Schmidt
Added by: Mike Cronk
Rudolph Joseph Rudy Schmidt
Added by: Mike Cronk
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