TROY - Nelda A. Schmidlapp, 85, of Troy, formerly of Covington, died at 3:10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at her residence. She was born Oct. 13, 1927, in Piqua, to the late Lawrence and Lydia (Parlette) Lotz. She married Herbert Schmidlapp on Nov. 1, 1945; he preceded her in death on Oct. 31, 1996.
Mrs. Schmidlapp is survived by a son, Larry Schmidlapp of Piqua; a daughter, Peggy Schmidlapp of Troy; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Lotz; and a daughter, Susan Clark.
Nelda was a 1945 graduate of Piqua Central High School. She worked as a bookkeeper and vice president of the former Schmidlapp Equipment, Inc. of Covington, and enjoyed traveling.
Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of her family, with burial following in Forest Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Covington Rescue Squad, 1000 Dick Minnich Dr., Covington, OH 45318; the Piqua Ambulance Fund, P.O. Box 720, Piqua, OH 45356; or Hospice of Miami County Inc., P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.
Published in Piqua Daily Call on Nov. 4, 2012