Sara R. Schmidt

Sara R. Schmidt, 95, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, at her residence.

Born on June 6, 1925, in Columbus, Ohio, to the late Leslie and Margaret McDonald Seitz, she was the last survivor of her siblings. Sara was employed as a secretary for the State of Ohio, State Highway Division before her retirement. She was married to her late husband, William Robert “Bob” Schmidt, for 72 years. Together their mantra was: “We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” Sara and her husband, moved to the Spring City community in 1985. She enjoyed playing bridge and “500.” She was an avid golfer. Sara was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include her children, Robert (Susan) Schmidt, of Delaware, Ohio, and Kathy (Terry) Brake, of Aspers, Penn.; grandson, Ryan (Staci) Schmidt, of Spring City; great-grandson, William Schmidt; several nephews; and one niece.

Sara and Bob’s ashes will be comingled and interred together at Spring City Memorial Gardens. The arrangements for the graveside memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Spring City Memorial Gardens Association, P. O. Box 553, Spring City, TN  37381.

Vaughn Funeral Home in Spring City is in charge of arrangements. Visit to share memories and condolences with the family of Sara Schmidt.