Daniel Funeral Home & Cremation Service

Darlene F. "Dee" Schmidt

October 16, 1933 – November 8, 2021

Private services were held at the Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum for Darlene F. “Dee” Schmidt, age 88 of St. Cloud who passed away on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Edenbrook Nursing Home in St. Cloud. Reverend Gerald Dalseth was the officiant.

Arrangements were made by the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Dee was born October 16, 1933 in Wadena, Minnesota to Art and Erma (Richards) Theisen. After high school, Dee attended nurses training in Little Falls and St. Cloud. She was a Nurse Anesthetist at the St. Cloud Hospital for over 25 years. Dee loved gardening, going to garage sales, antique shops, playing bridge with her friends, volunteering at St. Paul’s Church and singing in the choir.

Dee is survived by her husband Donald; her daughter, Terri (Dave) Obermiller; sons, David and Michael; her grandchildren, Sarah, Zach and Dan; sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Randall and Patty Schmidt; and brother-in-law, Ed Schmidt; nephews, Mark, Paul, and Mike; nieces, Pam and Nancy; and special friend, Laura.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her brother, Richard.

Dee’s family would like to thank Edenbrook Nursing Home and St. Croix Hospice.


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Don and family: so sorry to hear about the lose of Dee!!! So is going to be missed so much!!! She was an awesome lady!!! I liked singing with her for funerals and other fun stuff at church!!! Love, Jason D Meemken

Dee and family: So sorry to hear about the lose of Dee. She was an awesome lady. I liked singing with her in the choir for funerals. U will be missed so much Dee.

Don and Family-Sorry to hear of Dee’s passing. I’m thankful for time spent with Dee thru the years including the Theisen family events, walks in the neighborhood, wood working projects, and hearing her sing in the choir at St. Pauls. She was an accomplished lady. Love, Norine Theisen