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Gwendolyn Rita Schmaltz

December 13, 1925 July 27, 2011
Gwendolyn Rita Schmaltz
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Obituary for Gwendolyn Rita Schmaltz

Gwendolyn Rita Schmaltz died July 27, 2011 in West Bloomfield. She was 85 years old. Gwendolyn was born December 13, 1925 in Ferndale to parents, Margaret (nee McCabe) and Peter Strotz. She was a life member of The Women of St. Regis and the Ladies of Charity. Gwendolyn was also one of twelve founding members of The Mystery Club embarked in Ferndale in 1935.

Gwendolyn is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, Donald; loving children, Tom Schmaltz, Mary Sue Schmaltz, Kathleen Schmaltz (Pat Reardon), Jim (Karen) Schmaltz, Peggy Schmaltz, Anita Schmaltz, Paul (Shannon) Schmaltz; treasured grandchildren, Nick, Chris, Natalie, Joey, and Jack. She is also survived by her dear sister, Rosaleen Prendergast. Gwendolyn is preceded in death by her daughter, Joanne Schmaltz and siblings, James Maxim Strotz, Cyril Strotz and Jeanette Strotz.

Memorial Mass at St. Regis Catholic Church, Lahser at Lincoln, Bloomfield Hills, Friday 10:30am. Interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.

Memorials appreciated to St. Regis Church - Ladies of Charity, 3695 Lincoln Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301.

Nvnc Dimittis- Latin for �Now let [thy servant] depart�.


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