Janelle M. Schmidt, nee Reidelberger, 26, of Highland, Ill., died on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Ill.
Janelle was born Jan. 29, 1986, to Jerry and Jeanne, nee Draper, Reidelberger, at Anderson Hospital, Maryville, Ill. On July 16, 2010, she married Gene Schmidt Jr. This marriage ended in divorce.
Janelle graduated Highland High School in 2004 and gave birth to her beautiful daughter in June of 2004. She liked to play Barbie's and dance with her daughter. She loved going to the park with her daughter and her daughter's daddy. She was an animal lover and taught her daughter to love them too. Everything had to be pink. She had a great love for the Ford Mustang.
Surviving are her parents, Jerry and Jeanne Reidelberger; her daughter, Nicole Schmidt; one brother, Joe (Jennifer) Reidelberger, St. Peters, Mo.; Gene Schmidt Jr.; nieces and nephews, Mariah, Logan and Kayden Reidelberger and Kennedy Brewer; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Joseph and Veronica, nee Reidelberger, Morris and Delores Draper; an uncle, Alan Draper; and an aunt, Josie Ford.
Memorials may be made to the Janelle M. Schmidt Memorial Fund.
Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, and from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at Meridith Funeral Home in Highland, Ill.
Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, Ill., with the Rev. Father Scott Snider officiating. Interment in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Highland, Ill.
MERIDITH FUNERAL HOME, Highland, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 5, 2012