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Helen M. (Reynolds) Schmidt

January 26, 1933 ~ July 29, 2022 (age 89)

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Helen Mae Schmidt, age 89, of New Lisbon died on Friday July 29, 2022, at her home with her family by her side.  Helen was the daughter of Harold and Lorraine (Pergonde) Reynolds and was born on January 26, 1933, in New Lisbon.  Helen was a 1951 graduate of the New Lisbon High School.  After high school she worked in Milwaukee for a few years.  She then returned to New Lisbon and married Adolph “Shorty” Schmidt on October 18, 1959, in Dubuque, IA.  To this union 3 daughters were born Cheryl Ann, Patsy Ann, and Sandra Ann.  Helen was a lifelong bartender, she had worked at, The Island Resort, R-Cozy Inn, the Corner Bar in Camp Douglas, and back to Island Resort and finished at the Harmony Bar & Grill in Mauston.  Helen enjoyed crocheting doilies, Afghans, Barbie outfits, and do embroidering.  Helen is best known for her fantastic Potato Salad.  She loved to dance and listen to classic country music, she taught many to do the two-step and waltz (except Patsy).

Helen is survived by her 3 daughters, Cheryl Ann (Bob) Mills of Mauston, Patsy Ann (Greg) Ritchart of New Lisbon, Sandy Ann (Tim) Shanahan of New Lisbon, her brother Ron Reynolds of Oak Creek, WI, and by 6 grandchildren, Lisa, Amanda, Angela, Cyndi, Sarah, and Jeremiah, and by 8 great grandchildren, and by special friends Ron, Deveda and Red, and other relatives, and many friends.

Her outgoing nature was as beautiful as she was.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday August 3, 2022, at 1:00 pm at the Hare Funeral Home (217 W. Pearl St.) New Lisbon, WI.  Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at the Hare Funeral Home on Wednesday from 11:00am until the time of service. Pastor Paul Shirek presiding.  Burial will be in the New Lisbon City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Hospice Touch, 501 Gopher Dr., Tomah, WI 54660.  Online condolences are available at www.harefuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
August 3, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hare Funeral Home
217 W Pearl St
New Lisbon, Wisconsin 53950

Funeral Service
Wednesday
August 3, 2022

1:00 PM
Hare Funeral Home
217 W Pearl St
New Lisbon, Wisconsin 53950

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