Edward Anthony Schmidt

Edward Anthony Schmidt passed away peacefully in his home in Vernon on December 1, 2007, at the age of 81 years. Ed retired from farming in Alberta, and moved to Vernon some 20 years ago. Ed is predeceased by his parents, Anton and Maria; sister Anna; and brothers Tony, John, and Joe. He is survived by sisters: Marie, Lydia, and Elsie as well as many nieces and nephews and cousins in B.C., Alberta, and in Europe. He will be sadly missed also by good friends Bertha and Aurele Croteau of Vernon. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. James’ Roman Catholic Church on Friday, Dec. 7, at 11:00 A.M., with the Reverend Father Martin Peyton, celebrant. Interment will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Ed to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation, 203-3402-27 Ave., Vernon, V1T 1S1.