Schmitt, Beverly J., Leesburg, FL, Formerly of Saginaw Township, Michigan

Passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at Clermont Health and Rehabilitation. Age 81 years. Beverly was born on March 18, 1931 in Saginaw, MI, the daughter of Rudolph C. and Elsie Stoffel. She and her late husband, Rudolf Jr. were co-founders of The Township Times newspaper in Saginaw Township, MI. After retirement they moved to Florida. Beverly is survived by her daughter, Karen Losee of Lake Orion, MI and grandchildren, Nicole, Jillian, Zaakory, Reed, Kristi, Drew and Shannon. She was preceded in death by her husband Rudolf Jr. and son, R. James Schmitt. A Memorial Service for Beverly will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 2 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road, Saginaw. Interment will follow. The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorials to Cornerstone Hospice, 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778. Becker Funeral Home, 806 W. Minneola Ave., Clermont, FL, (352) 394-7121, is serving the family. www.beckerfamilyfuneral.com