Vernice Lorraine Schmidt, 88

Vernice Lorraine (Smit) Schmidt, 88, formerly of Grundy Center, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the Village of Legacy Pointe in Waukee, Iowa. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at the Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at the Rosehill Cemetery in Grundy Center. Online condolences may be left at

Vernice is survived by her daughter Colleen (Kelley) Hood of Adel, IA; one granddaughter one great-grandson; brother Darris Smit, of Cedar Falls.