Eleanor Faye Schmidt, 87, of Bellville, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014. She was born in Grand Junction, Iowa, on Jan. 28, 1927, to Margaret and William Begg. She loved the time she spent traveling in their various RV’s. She enjoyed traveling to Europe, Jerusalem, Panama Canal, and Alaska. She had many interests over the years. She volunteered at Bellville General Hospital, did “Meals on Wheels” with her husband for 10 years, and belonged to the Joy Sunday school
class at the Bellville United Methodist Church. She is survived by her husband of 67 years O. William (Bill) Schmidt of Bellville; daughter, Pat Marquis of Fayetteville; and three grandchildren, Chris Kosler and husband Matt from LaGrange, John Marquis and wife Sandra from Spring, and Brian Marquis and wife Hanna from Kingwood; seven great- grandchildren, one nephew and three nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents and her five brothers and sisters, three of which were born in Scotland.