Gettysburg, SD

Minnie Schmidtgall

Minnie (Schilling) Schmidtgall, 93, died Jan. 25, 2012 at the Oahe Manor in Gettysburg.

Minnie was born July 17, 1918 at rural Athboy, in Corson County. She was the daughter of Christian and Mary (Bauder) Schilling.

She attended school in Lowry and graduated from the eighth grade.

She married Albert Schmidtgall on July 16, 1935.

She is survived by two daughters Patricia (Robert) Fite of San Antonio, Texas; Paulette (Dan) Petersen of Pierre; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, nephew Dean Schmidtgall of Gettysburg.

She is preceded in death by her parents, infant son John, daughter Gladys, two brothers: William  and Rueben, sister Caroline Goehring.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was held at the Gettysburg Oahe Manor on Jan. 31.

A family memorial service will be held at a later date at the Eastgate Funeral Home with burial at the Sunset Memorial Garden Cemetery in Bismarck, N.D.