Schmidt, Polly


Died: January 16, 2013

Clara Pauline “Polly” Schmidt, 89, of Mason City, died at 3:52am on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at the Mason City Area Nursing Home. She was born November 5, 1923 the daughter of Earl Rosson and Dorothy Acridge. She married Ernie Schmidt August 5, 1979.

Polly is survived by her husband Ernie, her son Tom Kirkland of Weir, Kansas, her son Dan Kirkland of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Daughter Karen (Harold) Galindo of Girard, Kansas. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by 4 brothers and her parents.

Polly enjoyed golf, playing cards, water skiing, and square dancing.

Memorial Services will be at 2:00, Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City with visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev James Sprinkel will officiate. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mason City Area Nursing Home. Burial will be at a later date. Hurley Funeral Home in Mason City is in charge of the arrangements.

Online memorial messages for the family may be left at

Hurley Funeral Home

255 S Main St
Chandlerville, IL
Phone: (217) 458-2424