February 29th, 2024

margaret schmidtMargaret Isabel (Little) Schmidt, 99, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024 at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal. 

She was born March 24, 1924 to Frances Shelton (Cole) and John Martin Little. 

She married David Daniel Schmidt Dec. 10, 1948. He preceded her in death.

She was a member of the Sublette Church of the Nazarene. Her devotion was evident in her service as the missionary president for many years, a church board member for more than three decades, and as the board secretary. Besides her religious involvement, she was a proud member of the Banner Club for more than 50 years.

She also enjoyed photography, capturing the beauty of landscapes and the joy of special occasions. 

In her later years, she found gratification in the fellowship at the Pride of Life, where she enjoyed having lunch and participating in Bible study.

Survivors include her children, Carol White and husband, Lynn, Plains, and Edwin Schmidt, Plains; grandsons: Jared White, Kansas City, Matthew White and wife, Quinn, Shawnee, and Caleb White and wife, Emily, Troy, N.Y.; and great-grandchildren: Miles, Margot and Nora White. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and siblings: Alice Stockton, Julia Ellsworth, Anna May Church, Grace Schack, and John Little.

• Friends may call from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024 at Weeks Family Funeral Home and Crematory, with the family present from 4 to 6 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2024 at the Church of the Nazarene in Sublette, with Rev. Dr. Don Strohmeyer and Rev. Lynn White presiding. 

Burial will follow the service at Banner Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Sublette Church of the Nazarene in care of Weeks Family Funeral Home & Crematory, PO Box 1200, Sublette, KS 67877. 

Condolences may be left at WeeksFamilyFuneralHome.com.