Carla Schmitt
1946 - 2019
Carla Jo (Brooks) Schmitt, 72, Perry, died peacefully September 26th, 2019 at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka, Kansas. A celebration of life will be 11 a.m. October 10th, 2019 at The Carnegie Building, 200 W 9th ST, Lawrence, with a reception to follow. Interment will be at a later date.

Carla was born to Lloyd Brooks. and Thelma (Bowen) Brooks November 10th, 1946 in Lawrence. She grew up in Lawrence, attending New York Elementary, Central Junior High and Lawrence High School, graduating in 1964. She was a life member of the VFW Alford - Clark Post 852 Auxiliary and served as President in 1984/1985. Carla worked for the University of Kansas as a custodial supervisor and retired in 1999.

Carla married Dennis Schmitt May 21st, 1965. They spent much of their lives with family and friends and traveling around the Country. He survives of the home. Other survivors include son Douglas, Topeka. Sister Marilyn Merritt, Lawrence. Sister in law Sandra Brooks, Lawrence and her beloved ex daughter in law Lisa, McLouth. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and in-laws.

Carla was proceeded in death by her parents. Sisters Norma Freeman and Sue Martin. Brother Lloyd Brooks Jr. and her granddaughter Whitney Van Dyke.

The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the Jefferson County Humane Society, 15295 K4 Hwy, Valley Falls, KS 66088.
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Published by Lawrence Journal-World on Sep. 29, 2019.
Celebration of Life
The Carnegie Building
200 W 9th ST, Lawrence, KS
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I have so many memories of our younger days...the fun we had! May you Rest In Peace. So sorry for your loss Dennis and Doug and Marilyn.
Corinne Geddings
October 10, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Dennis at this time.
LeRoy and Doris BATESON
October 7, 2019
Carmen Thomas
October 1, 2019
Will always love you !
Rose Sieber
September 30, 2019
Prayers for Dennis & Family !!!! RIP Carla such a sweet lady !!
Deb Fahrendorff
September 30, 2019
The world has lost a great person.
Joe & Pat Grzenda
September 30, 2019
Rest in peace, Carla. You will be sorely missed.
Jane Schmitt
September 29, 2019
Carla was a very special lady! She will be missed dearly!
September 29, 2019
Rest in peace, Carla.
Jane Schmitt
September 29, 2019
Condolences and hugs.
Suzie Lutze
September 29, 2019
Carla will be sorely missed by all who new and loved her. She was always pleasant to be around and was a devoted wife and mother.
Gwen Schmitt
September 29, 2019
Aunt Carla was the sweetest person, never had a bad thing to say about anyone. Hate to have her gone, but she is no longer in pain or suffering! Rest in peace Aunt Carla, I will love you always, and you will be greatly missed!
Misty (Brooks) Saxer
September 29, 2019
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