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Neva B. Schmitt

December 22, 1931 April 3, 2018
Neva B. Schmitt
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Neva B. Schmitt, 86, was called home to her Lord on April 3, 2018. She was born December 22, 1931 in Delta Mills, MI, daughter of Walter and Beatrice (Gurd) Meister. Neva was a proud, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was always hands on when it came to family, cherishing all time spent together. She was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church and great cook; enjoyed crafts, cross stitching, feeding and watching cardinals, gardening and really enjoyed working on her and her late husband’s small farm.

She is survived by her sons Ronald (Sheila) of Otsego, MI, Mark (Carol) of St. Ignace, daughters: Joan (Lawrence) Hengesbach, Jean Schmitt, Julie Closson all of Grand Ledge, and Janet (Andrew) Heynig of Ionia; 7 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and sister Clarice Williams of Florida. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Leon Schmitt in 2011; her parents, brother Keith Meister and sister Jacqueline Sheren.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, April 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Therese Catholic Church, 102 W. Randolph St., Lansing, MI 48906, with Fr. John Fain as celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lansing. Visitation will be held Thursday 4-7 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge and Friday at the church from 10-11:00 a.m. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to the family or to St. Therese Catholic Church in memory of Neva Schmitt. Online condolences may be shared at

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4:00 PM 4/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/5/2018 7:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States





11:00 AM 4/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Therese Catholic Church

102 W. Randolph St.
Lansing, MI 48837

St. Therese Catholic Church
102 W. Randolph St. Lansing 48837 MI
United States

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St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

2520 W. Willow St.
Lansing, MI 48917

2520 W. Willow St. Lansing 48917 MI
United States

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