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Mary L. Schmidt

August 9, 1931 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 87)

Mary L. Schmidt, age 87, of Grayling Michigan, passed away on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 surrounded by her family.  She was born to the late Fred & Louise Tillman on August 9, 1931.  

She married Robert Schmidt on April 7, 1951 and together they had five children; Valerie (John), Janet (Bob), Robert (Deborah), Mark (Lois), Anne (Mike). Mary also has several grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.  

Mary was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was an accomplished artist who enjoyed her family, painting, gardening, and traveling with her husband in their motor home and their boat. She lived her life with purpose and love and will be greatly missed.  

Those who wish are asked to consider memorial contributions in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, or 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105 or Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, or 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL  33607.   

Arrangements are by Gaylord Community Funeral Home & Cremation Service.  Please share your memories and personal messages with her family at 

Donations may be made to:

Shriner's Hospitals for Children
2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105