November 2, 1952 ~ November 1, 2022
Jamestown, North Dakota
Resided in: Fargo, North Dakota
Virginia R. Schmidt, 69, Fargo passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2022 at her home surrounded by family and friends while under the care of Hospice.
Virginia was born November 2, 1952 in Jamestown, North Dakota to Samuel and Frieda (Geist) Schmidt. She graduated from McVille High School in 1971. She attended hair school in Jamestown before going to college at Valley City State. She enlisted in the U.S. Army in January of 1980, serving in Germany, Virginia and Washington. She returned to North Dakota in 1987 where she continued service with the North Dakota National Guard, retiring after 20 years. She also attended Lake Region Community College and received her degree as a Legal Assistant and later attended Valley City State College and received a Music Degree with a Minor in Business Management.
She was heavily involved in her church, spending many volunteer hours between Rock Church, Heartland Assembly of God, First Assembly of God and In His Image Fellowship.
Traveling was very important to Virginia and she traveled throughout the world many times, especially Israel where she lived for a short time as well.
Virginia enjoyed sewing, embroidering and quilting. She made numerous beautiful gifts for family and friends over the course of her life.
She is survived by her children, Tina Yeater, Michael Souter II; 6 grandchildren; siblings, Bettie Buchfink, Luella Otterson; brother-in-law, Milton Schmidt and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Ilene Schmidt and Marlys Schmidt and brothers-in-law, LaRue “Bud” Buchfink.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to:
Ezra International, USA
Return Ministries, Canada
Or have trees planted in Israel using organization of your choice