APPLE VALLEY, Calif. -- LeOra C. Schmidt, 79, of Apple Valley, Calif., died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005.
LeOra C. Schmidt was born in Remsen and moved to Montclair, Calif., in 1960. LeOra retired from Cutter Laboratories in Covina and resided the last 14 years in Apple Valley
She is survived by her six children, Diann Romero of Arizona, Richard Schmidt and Roger Schmidt, both of Mira Loma, Calif., Fred Schmidt of Murrieta, Calif., Mary Martinez of Hesperia, Calif., and Theresa Schmidt of Mira Loma; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vida Mensen of Apple Valley, Calif., and Lorine Rosburg of Sioux City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mervin Schmidt.
Funeral service will be at 12 noon Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church on I Avenue in Hesperia, Calif. Internment will be at Bellevue Mausoleum in Ontario, Calif. There will be a rosary held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kern Hesperia Mortuary, 16120 Main St., Hesperia, Calif. 92345.
In lieu of flowers, the family is taking donations for Wayne Schmidt, LeOra's 17-year-old grandson, who is in cancer treatment.