Reyers North Valley Chapel

2815 Fuller Ave Ne, Grand Rapids, MI


Eldora "Dorie" Schmidt

October 8, 1930August 10, 2019

SCHMIDT, Eldora (Shook), Dorie, age 88 of Caro, MI, entered her heavenly rest on Saturday, August 10, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, William Schmidt, a son, Darrell Schmidt, and a granddaughter, Rachael Schmidt, as well as her parents and three brothers. She is survived by three sons: Ronald (Gwendolyn) Schmidt of Caro, MI, Gale (Ann) Schmidt of Caledonia, MI, and Michael (Vicki) Schmidt of Clarksville, MI, a daughter-in-law Mary Schmidt of Canton, NC, 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was a long-time member of the Wesleyan Church and she and Bill had enjoyed many of their retirement years living in Wesleyan Village in Brooksville, FL. Her loves in life were simple-her Savior, spending time with family and friends, and garage sales! She enjoyed playing games, music (Southern gospen and Country) and yodeling.

Visitation for Dorie will be on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Reyers North Valley Chapel Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday starting at 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral at 11 a.m. at Kentwood Community Church, 1200 60th St. Kentwood, Michigan 49508. Rev. Marcus Schmidt will officiate. In lieu of flowers, family request donations be made to Alzheimer/Dementia research or Ebenezer Glenn Orphanage of Haiti.


  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Visitation Friday, August 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 16, 2019


Eldora "Dorie" Schmidt

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Ethel (Brecheisen)Bartlett

August 14, 2019

Praising God for the life of dear Dorrie! She was such a servant of God, giving love and support to my parents while in Brooksville. She and Bill meant the world to our family. I'm sure there is great rejoicing in Heaven as they are all reunited! Prayers for comfort and peace for her family.