Weerts Funeral Home

3625 Jersey Ridge Rd, Davenport, IA


Mabel Louise Schmidt

June 5, 1921February 11, 2020

M. Louise Schmidt, 98, of Davenport passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Ridgecrest Retirement Village. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, February 15 at St. John’s United Methodist Church. Visitation will be from 10:00 until the time of service. Burial will be at Davenport Memorial Park. Memorials may be left to the music program at St. John’s United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.weertsfh.com

Louise was born June 5, 1921 in Burlington, IA to Theodore and Mabel (Northup) Moore. She graduated from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in 1943 as an RN. In 1967 she graduated from Marycrest College with a BS in Nursing. She was united in marriage to Clayton Schmidt in 1947, they later divorced. Louise worked as a nurse from 1943 to 1986, eventually retiring from Rock Island Schools as the Head Nurse. Louise was a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church, Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the Illinois Retired Teachers Association. She was an avid bridge player and a devoted grandmother.

Survivors include her children, Michael (Jane) Schmidt of Moline and Anne (Michael) Thomas of Davenport; grandchildren, Andrew, Dan and Joseph Thomas and 3 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Fern Moore.


  • The music program at St. John’s United Methodist Church


  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Visitation Saturday, February 15, 2020


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Sharon Imming

February 12, 2020

Sorry for the loss of your mother. She use to be on my newsletter committee. She was a good worker and I was sorry when she decided to give it up. Prayers go out to the family.