Schmidt, LaVerne Rose, nee Schimick, beloved wife of the late Robert; loving mother of Leonard (Lucille) and Michael (Connie); fond grandmother of Theresa (Rodney) Kauer, Lucy (Michael) Pollard, Sarah Schmidt, and Daniel (Kornelija) Schmidt; great-grandmother of Jordan, Christopher, Zach, Ava, and Katie; fond sister of the late Eleanore (late Charles) Holtz and late Leonard Schimick. LaVerne was a longtime resident of Bridgeport. Funeral Wednesday 9:00 am from Pomierski & Son F.H., 1059 W. 32nd Street, to St. Mary of Perpetual Help Church for 9:30 Mass. INT. Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation Tuesday 3-9:00 pm. In lieu of flowers and masses, contributions to DuPage Convalescent Home, 400 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187 are appreciated. www.pomierskifuneralhome.com (773)927-6424.