WEST FRANKFORT - Marguerite "Madge" Schmidt, 92, passed away at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, in Frankfort Care Center in West Frankfort.
She was born Oct. 12, 1915, in West Frankfort, to Thomas Mckie and Mary (Muse) McKie.
She married George Hubert Schmidt; he preceded her in death March 23, 1976.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Catherine and Fred Bechelli and Marilyn and Bruce Cleland, both of West Frankfort; son and daughter-in-law, William and Carolyn Schmidt of Stonefort; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George; sister, Katherine "Kitty" Johnston; and brother, Thomas McKie.
She was the oldest living member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in West Frankfort. She was a member of ECW and St. Anne's Alter Guild.
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