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Elaine “Kitty” Schmidt, 81



Elaine “Kitty” Schmidt, 81,  of Denver, NC, went to be with her Lord on February 23, 2015. Her faith and love for Christ guaranteed an eternity with Him. She believed “the best is yet to come.”
She was born in Sedalia, MO, the youngest daughter of Anna and Oscar Tieman, and employed at City National Bank, in Kansas City, in her early working years, before becoming a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Evelyn Turner. She is survived by two daughters, Cindy Benson (Ron) of Davidson, NC, and Sherri Stock (Steve) of Gravois Mills, MO, five grandchildren, Cathy Laws (Keith) of Sherrills Ford, NC, Christy McDaniel (Ricky) of Concord, NC, Michael Benson (Audrey) of Kannapolis, NC, Nick Stock (Jenni) of Laurie, MO, and Samantha Stock of Pleasant Hill, MO, and seven great-grandchildren. She enjoyed writing poetry and working in her yard. She was her happiest when spending time with her family.  “A mother holds her children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.”
Elaine will be laid to rest in Sedalia, MO, at Memorial Park Cemetery, on February28.www.jamesfuneralhomelkn.com