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Ethel Elizabeth Schmidtgall

December 12, 1928 — December 18, 2023

Eureka

Ethel E. Schmidtgall, 95, of Eureka passed away on December 18, 2023, at Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

Her funeral will be December 26, 2023 at 10:00 am at the Eureka Apostolic Church. Visitation will be from 9:00-9:45 prior to the service. Burial will be at the Gridley Cemetery.

Ethel was born December 12, 1928, to Ernest and Martha Strahm Gerber in Rockville, CT. Ethel married Harold Schmidtgall from Gridley, IL, on June 9, 1985, in Rockville, CT. He preceded her in death on October 25, 2015.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, her brother Ralph and his wife Mary, stepson Ron Schmidtgall and step-daughter-in-law Carol Schmidtgall and one niece.

She is survived by one niece, three nephews, five stepchildren: Bill (Carol) Schmidtgall, Mary (Roger) Hudson, Linda Krug, Jim Schmidtgall and Barb (Ron) Harris, 16 step-grandchildren and 28 step-great-grandchildren.

Ethel worked for Southern New England Telephone Co. for 25 years in Connecticut. She enjoyed traveling, sightseeing, and fishing with her family who remember her as a special woman and a wonderful aunt.

Ethel was a member of the Rockville, Gridley, and Eureka Apostolic Christian churches.

Donations may be made to the Eureka Apostolic Christian Church or Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire staff at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka for the outstanding care given to Ethel.

Please view the obituary and share your condolences and memories online at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Ethel Elizabeth Schmidtgall, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

9:00 - 9:45 am (Central time)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church

700 W Cruger Ave, Eureka, IL 61530

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Eureka Apostolic Christian Church

700 W Cruger Ave, Eureka, IL 61530

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Burial

Tuesday, December 26, 2023

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