Agnes Schmidt, Fargo, passed away at the age of 87 on Sunday, January 27, 2019 at Colorado Assisted Living Home surrounded by family and under the care of Hospice. A funeral Mass will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Agnes was born on May 26, 1931 to Andreas and Veronika (Wangler) Schatz on their farm outside Napoleon, ND, near St. Boniface Church. Agnes was united in marriage to Raphael Joseph Schmidt on September 15, 1952. The couple made their home in Fargo where they raised their two children. Agnes and Raphael enjoyed dancing, playing cards, and traveling to see their relatives and children.
After marrying Raphael and moving to Fargo, Agnes attended Josef’s Beauty School and earned her ND Beautician’s License. She spent most of her career employed at Herbst Department Store Beauty Shop.
Agnes was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, the VFW, and Legion Women’s Auxiliary. She also liked going on walks and embroidery.
Agnes is survived by her sister Carol Weigel and by her children, Nancy (John) Gee and David (Loretta) Schmidt; grandchildren, Monica and Annemarie Gee, Andrea (Derek) Serlet, Michael (Xi Lan) Schmidt, and Daniel Schmidt; and by her great-grandson, Henry Serlet. She was proceeded in death by her husband Raphael, and her siblings Andrew, Anton, Joseph, Katherine, and Magdalene.