In the early 1960s Catherine married Lawrence V. Schmitz. He preceded her in death. Catherine served as a Nursing Instructor at Bellin College of Nursing for many years until her retirement. She was a longtime member of St. Mary Catholic Community in De Pere.
Survivors include a brother, Jerome Clark, Oneida; a sister and brother-in-law, Georgia and George Braswell, Kansas; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Raphael (Joanne) Clark; a nephew and great-nephew, Steve Clark Sr. and Steve Clark Jr., who were like sons to her; many beloved nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence V. Schmitz; her parents; two sisters, Arlene Rickard, Sister Louis (Janette Clark); four brothers, Vincent Clark, Andrew Clark, Raphael Clark and Louis Clark.
Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday. The Funeral Service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jack Harper officiating. Burial will be in Mountain Cemetery, Mountain, Wis.