Brown, Nancy Schmidt
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Nancy Schmidt Brown, 64, Sturgeon Bay, Wis., formerly of Elgin, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, in Siena, italy, as the result of a fall and fractured skull.
She was born May 12, 1948, in Elgin, the daughter of Erwin and Florence Schmidt. She attended St. John's Lutheran School and graduated from New York University in Utica. She owned and operated her shop, The Stargazer, in Fish Creek, Wis., for over 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her son, Christian Brown; her father, Erwin Schmidt; and her brother, Keith Schmidt.
Surviving are her mother, Florence Schmidt (Robert) Anderson, Elgin; her sister, Cynthia (Steven) Geye, West Dundee; her nephew, Kevin (Heather) Geye, Madison, Wis.; two nieces, Julie Geye, West Dundee; and Jennifer (Justin) Powers, Monument, Colo.; two grand-nephews, Owen Powers and Henry Geye; and one grand-niece, Callie Powers; two aunts; one uncle; numerous cousins; her dog and companion, Hunter; and many, many friends.
Funeral services will be Monday 10 a.m. at Madison Funeral Home in Elgin, with Frank Hewitt of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, West Dundee officiating. Burial will be in East Dundee Township Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Published in Door County Advocate on Dec. 8, 2012