BATAVIA — Betty M. Schmieder, 92, of Batavia, formerly of Alexander, passed away on Thursday, (Nov. 10, 2022) at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Batavia.
Mrs. Schmieder was born Feb. 3, 1930, in Batavia, a daughter of the late Millard and Margaret (Schuster) Calkins.
Betty had a great love for animals and cared for many throughout her life. In her younger years she enjoyed traveling with her late sister, Carol.
Surviving are her children, Michael (Terry) Schmieder of Alexander, Stephen (Robin) Schmieder of Alexander, Paula (Jeff Welker) Lord of Georgia, Mary (Joe Wyland) Schmieder of Batavia, Eric Schmieder of Alexander, Joanne (Joseph) Laney of Alexander, and Paul (Lynette) Schmieder, Jr. of Alexander; daughter-in-law, Lisa Schmieder of Stafford; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Schmieder, Sr.; brother, Dean (late Chris) Calkins; and sister, Carol (late Jim) Geise.
Family and friends are invited to call on Saturday (Nov. 26, 2022) from 3 to 4 p.m. at H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia. Betty‘s memorial service will immediately follow visitation. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Attica. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Volunteers for Animals, PO Box 1621, Batavia, NY 14021. Please leave a condolence, share a story, or light a candle at www.bataviafuneralhomes.com.