Dorothy Kathryn Schmidt (Horsch) of Mora, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at the residence of her son. She was 82 years old.

She was born on Oct. 18, 1937, in Minneapolis to Erwin Edwin Horsch and Kathryn Amelia (Kallenbach) Horsch.

In 1956, she was united in marriage to G.L. Garrett and had two children; William and Doris. The couple eventually divorced. She later met and eventually married George J Schmidt on Mother’s Day, 1981. Together they had four children: Ann, George Jr., Mark, and Clark. They also divorced.

During her lifetime, she worked in various fields with a short stint in the Air Force as a radar technician.

Her interests and hobbies included music, sewing, drawing, reading, writing short stories and poems, raising animals and photography.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her only sister, Lois. 

She is survived by her six children as well as grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In holding to her wishes no public service is being held. A small grave side service for family will be held at a later date.

Funeral arrangements being held by Brenny Funeral Chapel, Brainerd.

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