Born: 10 Oct 1884, Dowagiac Cass County MI
Death: 10 Jan 1944, Monroe MI
Buried: 13 Jan 1944, St Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery Monroe MI
Monroe Evening News
10 Jan 1944 ( some say 1941 for death)
JOHN C. SCHMIDT
John C. Schmidt, 59, died at 9 o'clock this morning in his home, 420 Union street, of a throat ailment following a year's illness. He was born in Dowagiac, October 10, 1884, and came to Monroe from Ida 37 years ago. For the last 34 years he was a millwright foreman at the Consolidated Paper Company. He married Ella Finn October 29, 1910.
Survivers, besides his wife, are two stepsons, Earl and John Perney of Detroit, and two sisters, Mrs. Walter Hanchon of Jackson and Mrs. Anah Householder of Toledo.
The body will be taken to the residence this evening from the Rupp funeral home. Services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at St. John's Catholic Church where he was a member of the Holy Name Society, the Rev. Fr. Leo Huver officiating. Internment will be in St. Joseph's cemetery.
The Holy Name Society will hold prayer sevices Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
13 Jan 1944
John C. Schmidt
The Rev. Fr. Leo Huver officiated at 9 a.m. services today in St. John's Catholic Church for John C. Schmidt, who died Monday moring of heart ailment. Burial was in St. Joseph's cemetery.
Pallbearers were Norman Salow, Emmett Smith, Christ Kurtz, Jacob W. Bauer, Ray Benedict and Fritz Grunwald.
John C. Schmidt was buried in same family plot as Ella's first husband John Pernie/a.
Ella went to her rest in 1946 and is also buried there.