Daisy Diamond Schmidtka
(1915 - July 2000)
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
Madison Co. Families