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Bertha M. Schmitt

February 20, 1918 - June 30, 2017
Muskegon, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Miss Bertha Magnalene Schmitt, age 99, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. She was born in Walkerville, Michigan on February 20, 1918 to David & Elizabeth (Buchelle) Schmitt and graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor's degree in teaching. Miss Schmitt had been employed as a teacher for Reeths Puffer Public Schools for 37 years until retiring. Bertha was a founding member of Muskegon Lakeshore Obedience Training Club and helped set up the Muskegon Kennel Club. She was very passionate about dog showings and had her own kennel named Sheltie Haven.


Nieces, Rebecca (Daniel) McCauley, Karen (Ronald) Lareva-Kuck; good friend & caregiver, Marjorie Smith. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Elaine Lareva & brother, Karl Schmitt.


No Services will be held. MEMORIAL: Harbor Hospice Poppen House.