2018-02-22 / Obits


KRISTINE SCHMITT, 66, of Imlay City, died Sunday, February 18, 2018 at her home while surrounded by her loving family.

Kristine Emilie- Joyce Halon was born March 5, 1951, in Mount Clemens. She is the daughter of the late Stanley and the late Shirley (Cloar) Halon. Kristine grew up in Roseville. She is a graduate of Roseville High School, Class of 1969. Kristine continued her education at Concordia University in Ann Arbor and Concordia University in Seward, NE, earning degrees in Christian Education and Music. She married Robert Ferdinand Schmitt on March 31, 1978 in East Pointe. Kristine and Robert moved to the Imlay City area in 1978.

She was a member of Family of Christ Lutheran Church of Imlay City and the music group ‘Strings N Things’. Kristine plays guitar, mountain dulcimer and the harp.

Kristine was employed by St. Paul Lutheran School in Lapeer as an elementary and music teacher. Earlier in her career, Kristine taught school and music at several other locations which included St. Thomas Lutheran School, Adult Education in Imlay City, Imlay City Christian School and North Branch Wesleyan School.

Kristine is survived by her husband, Robert Schmitt; three daughters, Shawn (Ronald) McDonald of Mayville, Heidi (Mitch) Judd of Attica and Katherine (Randy) Caughel of Soignes, Belgium; two sons, Scott Schmitt of Madison Hts. and Peter Schmitt of Houston, TX; two sisters, Karen Unterborn of Hamlin, NY, and Kathy Fecteau of Warren; seven grandchildren, Ronnie, Mitchell, Melissa, J’rica, Jasmine, Lyndsey and Allyson; and six great-grandchildren, Brady, Hunter, Levi, Aniston, Colton and November.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley and Shirley Halon; and her brother-inlaw, Drew Unterborn.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions may direct them to the St. Paul Lutheran School.

The funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Road, Lapeer. Reverend John Kaiser, the pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church, will officiate. Interment will follow at Imlay Township Cemetery.

The family will be available for visitation 2-5 and 6-8 p.m., Friday, February 23 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.

Please be sure to sign our on-line register book at muirbrothersfh.com

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