Dorothy C. Schmied (Tesch), age 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Hampton, Connecticut, where she was fortunate to live and be cared for by family for the last 18 months of her life.
Dorothy worked for 20 years at the Wisconsin Phone Company in Watertown and was an active member of St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church.
She moved to Florida 35 years ago (New Symerna and Port Orange area) and thoroughly enjoyed her work at Little's Drug Co., socializing with friends and took pride in being a founding member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Port Orange, Florida.
Dorothy is survived by sons Allen (Tina) Schmied and David (Julie) Schmied; grandchildren John Schmied, Lyndie Daniels, Scott Schmied and Ben Schmied; and granddaughter Ariana Daniels. She is also survived by a number of nieces, nephews and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Edna Tesch; sisters Marian Thomsen and Nancy Millette; daughter Mary Lou Schmied; and grandson Allen "Rudy" Schmied.
Per her wishes, there will not be a funeral. If desired, memorials may be directed to St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Watertown or Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Port Orange, Florida.