Margie F. Schmidt, 73, passed away on April 9, 2010. She was born March 2, 1937 in Laredo to James and Blanche Bailey Brown and was raised in Bruni.

She was a member of St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church, was a homemaker and involved in the family business, Schmidt Commercial Refrigeration. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening and dancing with her partner in life, Carl.

She is survived by her husband of almost 50 years, Carl Schmidt; her daughters, Laura Leinweber Stastney of Corpus Christi, Katina Gower (Randy) of Mansfield, and Edith "Edie" Crawford (Robert) of Corpus Christi; one step-daughter, Debbie Bliss of Colleyville; her sons, Carl Samuel Schmidt, II of Denver, Colo., Paul Schmidt (Robin) of Orange Grove, and Eric Schmidt (Lisa) of Kingsbury; one sister, Edna Littrell (Hal) of Colorado Springs, Colo.; her grandchildren, Jimmy, Bailey, Nicole, Joshua, Shalena, Laiken, Ross-Michael, Shane, Joseph, Ethan, Jacob, Greg and David; and six great-grandchildren.

A Rosary was recited at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 11, 2010 at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 12, 2010 at St. Peter, Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church, with Rev. Msgr. Morgan Rowsome as celebrant. Burial followed at Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers were her grandsons, Jimmy, Joshua, Ross-Michael, Shane, Joseph and Ethan.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Margie Schmidt to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Please mail donations to Edith Crawford, 15133 Shoshone, Corpus Christi, Texas 78410. Make checks payable to Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home