Eileen K. Schmidt, 90, of Beaver Dam passed away peacefully on Monday, January 18, 2021 at the Beaver Dam Health Care Center.
Private Family Inurnment for both Eileen and Gordon “Mickey” will take place at a later date at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery.
Eileen was born on January 9, 1931 the daughter of Leo and Viola (Baker) Yagodinski in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She was a 1948 graduate of Beaver Dam High School. On September 2, 1961, she was united in marriage with Gordon “Mickey” J. Schmidt at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Beaver Dam.
In her younger days, Eileen worked for 10 years at Kraft Foods, where she met her husband, Mickey. After their marriage, Eileen became a loving and devoted wife, mother and homemaker. Eileen was a member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Beaver Dam. She enjoyed solving word search puzzles and playing cards, especially Sheepshead and 500 Rummy. She also enjoyed watching NASCAR and Game Shows.
Eileen will be deeply missed by her daughter Kim (Roland) Voelker of Beaver Dam; her special nephew Dan (Penny) Yagodinski of Beaver Dam and her grand fur baby Daisy. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gordon “Mickey” in 2019, her brother Gerald Yagodinski and her grand fur baby Gizmo.
Eileen’s family would like to thank the entire staff and nurses at Beaver Dam Health Care Center for all their wonderful care and support for both Eileen and husband Mickey.
The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.