Schmidt, Rosemary L., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2013, at her home, following a lengthy illness. Age 79 years. Rosemary Louise DeCaire was born on August 20, 1934, in Saginaw, to the late Floyd and Hannah (Wisenbaugh) DeCaire. She was married to Harold A. Schmidt on August 24, 1957, in Saginaw, where he predeceased her on December 2, 1979. Prior to her retirement, she was employed by the Bel-Air, Auto and Twilight Drive-Ins for 30 years. She was a member of Holy Cross Ev. Lutheran Church. Surviving are her four sons, Tim (Cindy) Schmidt, John Schmidt, Dan (Dolores) Schmidt, Mike Schmidt, all of Saginaw; six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, including two special nieces, Rosalee (Bob) Post and ToniLynn Krueger, also great-nieces and great-nephews, and special friends, Dick and Sharon Washer. She was also predeceased by her sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Carl Krueger. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to A & D Home Health Care, Compassionate Care, and to Katie from Visiting Nurses for their loving care given to Rosemary. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Ev. Lutheran Church, 600 Court St. The Rev. James F. Krueger will officiate with burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, on Tuesday from 2:00-8:00 p.m., then at the church on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of her service. Memorials may be given to Holy Cross Ev. Lutheran Church. Memories and sympathies of Rosemary may be shared with the family on her memorial website at