Daisy Diamond Schmidtka
(1915 - July 2000)

Syracuse Herald 
July 5, 2000 
 
Daisy Diamond Schmidtka, 85, of West Road, Oneida, died Tuesday at Oneida Healthcare Center. Born in 
Oxford, she attended Oxford and Norwich schools. She retired in 1977 as program director at Meals on 
Wheels in Oneida. She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in Oneida. Her husband, Nelson C. Sr.,
died in  1991; a son, David, died in 1983; a son, Melvin, died in 1998. Survivors: Five sons, Eugene of
Canandaigua, Nelson Jr. and Lyle, both of Chesapeake, Va., George of Midwest City, Okla., and Dale of 
Oneida; three sisters, Anna Lanzoni of Moravia, Laura Jennings of South Gibson, Pa., and Myrtle Donnley 
of Norwich; a brother, Irving Diamond of North Norwich; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren. 
Services: 2 p.m. Friday at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home. Burial, Stockbridge Cemetery. Calling hours, 5 to
8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, 260 Main St., Oneida. Contributions: Munnsville Fire Department 
Rescue, Box 300, Munnsville 13409. 

Date: Friday, July 27, 2001

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