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Anita "Gilroy" Schmidt, 71, of Tilton, passed away at 9:25 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017, at her home.
She was born Sept. 2, 1945, in Danville, the daughter of Paul and Violet Hewitt Gilroy.
She will be missed by her children, Troy Myers of Tilton and Tonya (Eric) Mckown of Danville; three sisters, Sandy Thornton of Ogden, Elaine (Kevin) George of Veedersburg, Ind., and Janice Wade of Danville; also two grandchildren, Kaleb and Angela Mckown, both of Danville. Anita was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, David and Charles Gilroy.
Anita was a member of Pleasant Mound Church of Christ. She enjoyed gardening and collecting Betty Boop memorabilia. She was a great cook and wonderful mother.
A celebration of life service for Anita will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Pleasant Mound Church of Christ west of Georgetown, with Pastor Paul Kent Officiating. Visitation for family and friends will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Pleasant Mound Church of Christ and one hour prior to the service.
Memorials can be given to Pleasant Mound Church of Christ Cemetery Fund. Please join her family in sharing memories through her tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on March 25, 2017
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