Beatrice "Betty" Theresa Schmitz, age 89, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and formerly of Yankton, South Dakota, died Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM on August 23, 2016, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton, South Dakota. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Yankton. Visitation will begin 30 minutes before the Mass at the Church.
Pallbearers are Alan Schmitz, Chris Erickson, and Mark Eaton.
Beatrice "Betty" Theresa Schmitz was born January 13, 1927 in Kenmare, North Dakota, to Lewis and Florence (Lundgren) Hoffman. She taught four years in country school before her marriage to William "Bill" Schmitz in 1949. She was a housewife and mother to her four children.
Betty was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Survivors include her son, Alan (Dana) Schmitz; three daughters: Ruth Koehler, Jean (Chris) Erickson, and Gail (Mark) Eaton; six grandchildren; 13 grandchildren; three brothers: Lowell, Robert, and Donald Hoffman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill on August 9, 2010; brother, David Hoffman, and sister, Louise Jessen.
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