Joan Marie Schmit

July 15, 1928 to February 12, 2013

The family of Joan are saddened to announce her passing Tuesday, February 12, 2013 in Nanaimo, B.C. Joan was born in Winnipeg, MB and grew up in Vancouver, BC. She married William E. Schmit in June of 1950 and began her life on the farm in Saskatchewan. She was kept busy with the farm, raising six children and volunteering with the school board and swimming pool. Upon Bill’s passing in 1991, Joan moved back to the coast residing at Qualicum Beach on Vancouver Island. Here she was able to renew and strengthen friendships with school girl chums. Joan was predeceased by her mother and father Harold and Alice Craig; brother Bill Craig; and husband Bill Schmit. She and Bill leave a legacy in their children Craig Schmit, Mornville, AB; Michael Schmit (Margaret), Regina, SK; Tracy Schmit Schnurr (Doug), Victoria, BC; Doris Colson (Barry) Shell Lake, SK; Lisa Schmit (Grant) Shaunavon, SK; Mark Schmit (Monica), Chilliwack, BC; grandchildren Stacey, Shannon, Stephanie, Darrell, Ashley, Brittany and Dylan and great grandchildren Brett, Tre, Deegan and Leah. Interment to take place in Davidson Cemetery at a later date. Memorial donations can be made to the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital in memo designate Palliative Care or Davidson Swimming Pool – Town of Davidson Box 340 Davidson, SK S0G 1A0


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