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 Caroline <I>Schmidt</I> Schmidtke

Caroline Schmidt Schmidtke

Birth
Butte, McLean County, North Dakota, USA
Death 18 Aug 2002 (aged 94)
Burial University Place, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID 131651301 · View Source
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Caroline Schmidtke went to be with the Lord on August 18th, 2002. She was born in Butte, North Dakota on Sept. 2nd, 1907. Her early years were spent on the family farm with her eleven sisters and brothers before moving to Tacoma in 1924. She married her husband, Julius, in 1928 and they were married for 65 years before his death in 1994. Caroline was head of the housekeeping dept. at the Winthrop Hotel until she retired. She and Julius made friends wherever they went. She particularly enjoyed their trips to visit relatives in Germany and other travels to Israel and Asia. She was a wonderful story-teller, entertaining her listeners with her tales of family life. She was devoted to her family, church and home. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church, singing in the choir, Pres. of the Women's Missionary Society and Deaconess. She would face any challenge with faith, courage and strength. Caroline was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband Julius and sons Palmer and Carrol. Memorial Celebration Service will be Thursday, August 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 6511 So. "C" St., Tacoma following a family graveside service at 1:00, New Tacoma Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church.


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  • Created by: Alice
  • Added: 21 Jun 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 131651301
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Schmidt Schmidtke (2 Sep 1907–18 Aug 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 131651301, citing New Tacoma Cemetery, University Place, Pierce County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Alice (contributor 47083912) .