Carol L. Evans Schmitt

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Carol Schmitt

Carol L. Evans Schmitt, 72, passed away on Oct. 18, 2017 in Libby. Carol was born on Sept. 13, 1945 in Eureka to John and Gladys (Croucher) Evans. She was one of 12 children. On April 6, 1981 she married Elmer Schmitt. They enjoyed 36 years together on their property they called the “funny farm.”

Family and friends were always first in her heart. Her interests included gardening and tending to her animals, whether they were household pets, farm animals or wildlife. She had a tender heart that was sensitive and caring. She faced every day with courage and no complaints.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, one sister, and both of her sons — Jim Schelmerdine and Larry Schelmerdine.

She is survived by her husband Elmer; stepson John Schmitt; stepdaughters Janice (John) Gardner and Joellen (Greg) Roberts and foster daughter Esther Viset of Uganda; three brothers, Ernie Evans, Ivan (Connie) Evans and David (Mona) Evans; sister Mavis (Roger) Smith; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be held 2 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24 at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Libby. Burial will follow at City of Libby Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Libby. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.schnackenbergfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to the American Lung Association in Carol’s memory/name.

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