Anna Marie Schmit

Anna Marie Schmit

Mount Horeb – Anna Marie Schmit, 97, of Mount Horeb, Wis., passed away on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at her home in Mount Horeb with her family around her.

Anna Marie was born on May 30, 1923, in Hollandale, Wis., to Eugene and Loretta (Casey) McCarragher. She and her sister, Eileen, grew up on a small farm in Iowa County. Anna Marie was a proud member of the Hollandale graduating class of 1941 and looked forward to attending their annual reunions.

Anna Marie married Herman Schmit on May 20, 1948, in Hollandale. She was blessed with eight children who were the joy of her life. She was known for her infectious laughter and kind heart. Everyone who knew her loved her, and she loved them.

Anna Marie was a well-known and award winning Avon Representative for more than 50 years. She was a long-standing member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church. A special thank you to Father Chahm Gahng for his frequent and caring visits. It was a true blessing.

Anna Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister; and grandson, Michael. She is survived by her children, Chris Schmit, Ted (Pam) Schmit, Joanne (John) Cummings, Nancy (Gene) Post, David (Jeanne) Schmit, Frank Schmit, Tom (Kim) Schmit and Linda (Jesse) Peterson; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, with Father Chahm Gahng presiding. Family and friends who wish to view the service via LIVE STREAM may visit Anna Marie’s obituary page at and click on the Live Webcast link. Burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Mount Horeb. Online condolences may be made at