Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Judy Schmidtke, 72, of Aurora passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 in her daughters home in Mt. Vernon, MO.

            She was born to Edwin and Virginia McNerney Fischer on January 12, 1945 in Mt. Vernon, MO.  Judy graduated from Nursing School on 1966 an retired from the Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield in 2000.

            Survivors include her daughter, Michelle Elliott and husband, Keith of Mt. Vernon, MO.; brother, Bill Fischer and wife, Christine of Kansas City, MO.; 3 grandchildren, Leslie Morgan and husband, Dave of Nixa, MO., Brittney Sisco and husband, Mark of Cassville, MO. and Sarah Elliott of Mt. Vernon, MO.; and 3 great-grandchildren.

            She was preceded in death by her parents; 3 brothers, Jack, Gerald and Bob Fischer and 1 sister, Millie Fischer.

            Funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, May 3 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Verona under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.  Burial will be held in Sacred Heart Cemetery.

            Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.

            In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Jude's Childrens Hospital in care of the funeral home.