March 1, 1983 – December 6, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, December 11, 2014 at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin, MN for Margaret Ann Schmitz, age 31, who died Saturday at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her family after a short battle with Leukemia. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may gather from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the St Martin Parish Hall in St. Martin. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning at the St. Martin Parish Hall.

Margaret was born in Paynesville to Mathias and Linda (Willenbring) Schmitz. She worked at Wacosa in Sauk Centre and she enjoyed watching movies, good food, dancing, bowling, Special Olympics and being with her family and friends. Margaret loved her birthday parties which her family affectionately called Margaret Fest.

Margaret is survived by her father, Math and stepmother, Irene; brothers and sisters, John (Debbie), Carl (Gail), Lisa (Fiancé Mark Kurtz), Susan (Roger) Meyer, JoAnn (David) Meyer, and Kenny (Amanda); stepbrothers and sisters, Wally (Maureen), Leslie (Brenda), and Larry (Michelle) Thompson, Sandra (Don) Westaby, Linda (Greg) Mueller, and Peggy (Chris) Spanier; foster family, Terry and Rhonda Uphus; and many nieces and nephews.

She is proceeded in death by her mother, Linda; brother, Andrew; and her grandparents.

Arrangements with Wenner Funeral Home, Cold Spring, Minnesota.