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Juanita F. Schmelz, 82, passed away March 9, 2017 at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany, IN. She was born in Crawford County, IN the daughter of Clarence and Dollie Myers Wiseman.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lanesville, IN for 56 years. She lived selflessly, always accommodating and taking care of those around her. She loved her family and community.
She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her husband of 56 years Marvin Schmelz; her five sons, Paul Schmelz, Michael Schmelz (Melanie) both of Lanesville, IN, Stephen Schmelz (Natalie), John Schmelz (Theresa) both of Corydon, IN and Christopher Schmelz (Angela) of Laconia, IN; one brother John Jay Wiseman (Deanna) of English, IN; and three sisters, Joan Stroud (David) of English, IN, Jeanette Whitaker of Elizabethtown, KY and Jennifer Taylor (Mike) of Sellersburg, IN; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Monday, March 13, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lanesville, IN. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 - 10 a.m. Monday at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon, IN. A rosary service will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday evening.
Published on March 10, 2017
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