Mildred Schmicker

Obituary of Mildred Barbara Schmicker

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Mildred Barbara “Millie” Schmicker, 90, of Winamac, IN passed away at her home on Tuesday, December 27, 2022.  She was born on May 12, 1932 in Pulaski, IN to the late Leander Jacob and Lenora Barbara [Kuhn] Weaver.  Millie graduated from Pulaski High School in 1950.  On February 6, 1952, she married Robert Louis “Bob” Schmicker at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski.  Bob passed away on February 7, 2004. 

Millie was a longtime member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac where she was active in the Christian Mother’s and the Ladies of Charity.  She was also a religious education teacher and youth leader for many years. 

Millie was a proud homemaker.  She was the nurturing mother of thirteen children and a loving and devoted farm wife.  Millie was very proud of her 52 grandchildren and 39 great grandchildren.  In her younger years, she worked at Pulaski County Abstract Co. 

Millie enjoyed sewing, crocheting, gardening, and canning.  She also enjoyed completing her family genealogy, putting together puzzles, and playing free cell on the computer. 

Millie was always willing to bless others with her kindness and ability to help in any way she could.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her. 


Survivors include:

Tom (Mary Beth) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Son

Tim (Rochelle) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Son

Ted (Erin Brugh) Schmicker, Logansport, IN Son

Anne Holbrook, Winamac, IN Daughter

Tobe Schmicker, Winamac, IN Son

Lenora (Doug) Hoover, Star City, IN Daughter

Tony (Michelle) Schmicker, Crossville, TN Son

Todd (Michelle) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Son

John (Kelly) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Son

Mary (Marc) Schultz, Ft. Wayne, IN Daughter

Rob (Teri) Schmicker, Winamac, IN Son

Dan (Gina Sowder) Schmicker, Buffalo, IN Son

Teresa (Todd) Fleece, Marion, IN Daughter

Tommy (Amy) Schmicker, Grandson

Josh (Irish) Schmicker, Grandson

Nathan (Mandy) Schmicker, Grandson

Dustin Schmicker, Grandson

Jake Schmicker, Grandson

Alysha (Floyd) Schmicker, Granddaughter

Mike (Deborah) Spry, Grandson

Monica (Mike) Maddox, Granddaughter

Christina (Chad) Kasten, Granddaughter

Annie (Billy) Nies, Granddaughter

Catherine Jachim, Granddaughter

Miranda (Bill) Fagan, Granddaughter

Erica (Kevin) Kennedy, Granddaughter

Brandi (Anibal) Flores, Granddaughter

Marissa (Zach) Brugh, Granddaughter

Alisha Fulmer, Granddaughter

Jennifer (Jay) Johnson, Granddaughter

Andy Schmicker, Grandson

Amanda Schmicker, Granddaughter

Leander (Jamie) Hoover, Grandson

Savannah (Travis) O’Gwynn, Granddaughter

Carrel (Jessica) Hoover, Grandson

Allison Schmicker, Granddaughter

Bridget Schmicker, Granddaughter

Lily Schmicker, Granddaughter

Whitney (Corbin) Schmicker, Granddaughter

Wyatt (Maggie) Schmicker, Grandson

Caleb (Emily) Schmicker, Grandson

Cierra (Eli) Schmicker, Granddaughter

Justin (Ashley) Schmicker, Grandson

Kegan (Keilah) Schmicker, Grandson

Qort (Jina) Schmicker, Grandson

Autumn (Jake) Schmicker, Granddaughter

Dustin (Aira) Schultz, Grandson

Joey Schultz, Granddaughter

Audrey (Austin) Doughty, Granddaughter

Keegan (Heather) Doughty, Grandson

Olivia Schmicker, Granddaughter

Landen Schmicker, Grandson

Aaron (Sam) Heims, Grandson

Danielle (John) Conway, Granddaughter

Dalton (April) Sowder, Grandson

Blake (Brianna) Sowder, Grandson

Zachary (Brianna) Schmicker, Grandson

Christian Fleece, Granddaughter

Erin (David) Anderson, Granddaughter

Taylor Fleece, Granddaughter

39 Great Grandchildren: Breanna, Dominic, Clayton, Thomas, Zoey, Jordyn, Christian, Connor, Ethan, Madison, Colton, Riley, Peyton, Lexxa, Shyla, Ethen, Merritt, Kian, Leo, Lucy, Abigail, Gavin, Jackson, Alli, Cash, Kadence, Kannon, Sam, Brilee, Rio, Emery, Kaliyah, Kylee, Ariana, Paislee, Bentley, Elijah, Addison, and Bryce

Jim Dilts, Wisconsin Brother-in-law

Kathryn Cooper, Indiana Sister-in-law

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

Leander Jacob and Lenora Barbara [Kuhn] Weaver, Parents

Robert Louis “Bob” Schmicker, Husband

Kenneth Holbrook, Son-in-law

Aaron, Abel, and Adam Schmicker, Infant Triplet Grandsons

Brandon Suter, Grandson

Cody Heims, Grandson

Aaron Jachim, Grandson-in-law

Paul (Roseanna) Weaver, Brother

Vincent (Margaret) Weaver, Brother

Cletus (Sophie) Weaver, Brother

Albert (Rosemary) Weaver, Brother

Alvina (Homer) Downey, Sister

Ellen (Dick) Reinholt, Sister

Margaret Dilts, Sister


Per Millie’s wishes, Private Family Services will be held at Frain Mortuary in Winamac and Private Family Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac.  Rev. Daniel Shine from St. Peter's Catholic Church will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, plants and gifts: Memorial Contributions may be made to Winamac Volunteer Fire Department, Star City Volunteer Fire Department, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Shriner’s Hospital for Children, or Riley Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.



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