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Joan M. Schmid, January 8, 1938 - May 29, 2019

Joan M. Schmid
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Joan M. Schmid age 81 of Eau Claire passed away Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire.

Joan was born on January 8, 1938 in Cottonwood, Minnesota to Hugh and Mary (Martin) Sullivan.  She received her RN from the School of Nursing in St. Cloud, MN.  She married Philip C. Schmid on June 10, 1961 in Manannah, MN.  

Survivors include four children:  Todd of Little Falls, MN, Jeffrey (Victoria) of Altoona, WI, Stacie of Milwaukee and Christopher of Chain Lake; Two grandsons Benjamin and Andrew Schmid; siblings MaryLou of Inver Grove Heights and Eileen (Rich) Froehle of Cold Springs, MN and a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends. 

Joan was preceded in death by her husband Philip, her parents, her brother Larry and sister Betty Ann. 

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers to the American Heart Association.  

Whether you sent a card, dropped off food or offered an encouraging word, we appreciate the kindness. 

We also want to extend our gratitude to all of the staff at Sacred Heart Hospital, Augusta Nursing Home and Dove South that provided care.   

Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11 am on Friday, June 7, 2019 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 1712 Highland Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701 with Father Francis Thadathil officiating.  Visitation will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Hulke Family Funeral Home from 4-7 pm with a prayer service taking place at 6:30 pm to conclude the evening’s visitation.  Visitation will continue on Friday June 7, 2019 at the church from 10 am until the time of service.    Private family inurnment will take place at a later date in the Chapel of the Resurrection Mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery in Eau Claire.

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Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.


  1. Shirley Waddles June 4, 2019

    Wishing you heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time. There's nothing more devastating than losing a Mother,. Please know if there's anything that I can do to help make ththings easier I"m just a phonecalaway. l

  2. Beverly Murk June 3, 2019

    My heart and prayers are with you! I am so grateful to the Lord that Joan and all of you -her family- have been our neighbors at our cabin at the lake. Joan and Phil have been dear friends these many years. We have missed Phil greatly and will now miss Joan so very much. My whole family's love to all of you!

  3. Judy Lawrence June 2, 2019

    Dear Stacie and Family,
    So sorry for the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful lady. My thoughts and prayers are sent your way.

  4. Danette & Sam Herath June 2, 2019

    Dear Stacie, wishing you peace and comfort going through this very difficult time. Holding you in love, light, and prayers.

  5. Pat Harvey June 1, 2019

    Your mother was a wonderful, smart, kind, fun, person and I am so sorry for your lose.

  6. Annette W Tan June 1, 2019

    Dear Stacie, So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Annette & family

  7. Tiffany & Doug Kolb May 31, 2019

    Hi Todd,
    So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. Our deepest condolences. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Doug & Tiffany

  8. Jim and Pat Valley May 31, 2019

    Todd - We are sorry to hear about your Mother. We lost both of our Mothers within the last two years, so we understand. We are always lucky to have our parents for as long as possible. Remember the good times. Take care of yourself. Keep in touch.