SCHMIDT, Eleanor Elaine|
Eleanor Elaine Schmidt of Creedmoor, Texas was born on November 6, 1924 in Cameron, Texas to Emil John Pfarrdrescher and Alice (Fischer) Pfarrdrescher. She died on Friday, July 18, 2014 in Austin, Texas at the age of 89.
Besides her family, Eleanor's love in life was cooking meals and baking sweets for anyone who would eat them, and everyone loved to eat her cooking, her pot roast with potatoes and carrots, enchiladas with rice, beans and cornbread and homemade chicken and dumplings will never be matched. Eleanor was a homemaker and despite what she might tell you she loved working at Wilhite's Bar-B-Q in Creedmoor for the last 15-20 years of her life. Creedmoor has lost a favorite daughter.
She is Survived by her son Richard Schmidt and wife SueAnne of Mountain City, Granddaughters Dana Schmidt of Dripping Springs, Danae Lancaster and Husband Bradley of Driftwood and Dara Schmidt of College Station. She is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Ethan Lancaster and Camryn Lancaster of Driftwood and a host of other family members and friends. Eleanor was preceded in death by her parents, Husband Elroy (Joe) Schmidt, sisters Dorothy Frazier, Gladys (Jean) Von Quintus, and Jessie Nardecchia.
Visitation will be held Monday, July 21, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Harrell Funeral Home, Kyle, TX, with Funeral services Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10:00 am at Harrell Funeral Home with Pastor William B. Knippa officiating. Burial will follow at Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Serving as Pall Bearers are Bobby Schmidt, Jimmy Schmidt, Sonny Schmidt, Shane Schmidt, Lee Schuenemann, Robert Von Quintus and Robert Wilhite. Serving as honorary Pall Bearers are Bradley Lancaster, Ethan Lancaster, Freddie Morris, Jr. and Nathan Morris.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from July 21 to July 22, 2014