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Selma Schmidt

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Selma and Adolf raised 7 children on several farms in Arnold, B.C. They retired to Clearbrook in 1974. Service to God was key to her life. Selma and Adolf were custodians of Arnold and Bakerview churches. Selma volunteered for MCC and Helping Hands, making countless blankets for shipment overseas. She enjoyed music, travel and family dinners.

  • Birth: December 29, 1919
  • Birthplace:
    Borden, Sask.
  • Death: November 15, 2015
  • Parents:
    Gerhard & Maria (Unger) Derksen
  • Married:
    Adolf Schmidt, 1949 [d. 1990]
  • Family:
    children David (Diane), Linda, Albert (Susan), John (Ruth), Esther (Jack) Hoekstra, Anita (Johnny) Szabo, Walter [d.] (Kathy); 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 1 brother
  • Church:
    Arnold (B.C.) MB; Bakerview MB, Abbotsford, B.C.
  • Baptism:
    Long Lake, Borden, Aug. 4, 1940