Ilene E. Schmidt, 88

OSWEGO, NY – Ilene E. Schmidt, 88, a resident of Oswego, passed away Monday August 12, 2013, at the Katherine Luther Nursing Home in Clinton, NY.

She was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Harold and Evelyn (Giddings) Schmidt Sr.

Ilene E. Schmidt
Ilene E. Schmidt

Prior to her retirement, she was employed in the offices of the treasurer and county clerk for the County of Oswego.

She was a former member of the Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She always looked forward to playing bridge and bunko with her lady friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Jean, and her husband, Phil, Kaplan of Ithaca, and Diana Snow of Forth Worth, Texas, and Pulaski, NY; a son, David, and his wife, Paula, Orr of Oneida, and Paula’s daughters, Jennifer and Heather

Eddy; three brothers, Harold Schmidt of Oswego, Frederick Schmidt of California and Robert Schmidt of Mexico; two grandchildren, Alan and Ashley; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a brother, Richard Schmidt.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association at, or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at