Graveside services for Pearl J. Schmidt, 74, of Merced, Calif. were held on Sept. 9 at Lindsay-Strathmore Cemetery.

She died on Sept. 5 at Mercy Medical Center in Merced, Calif.

She was born on Jan. 16, 1930 in Missouri. She married Leonard Harbuck who died in 1971. She was a resident of Tulare County for 50 years. She was a member of the Church of God Holiness in Lindsay. She worked for Strathmore packing for a while, but was mainly a homemaker . She enjoyed sewing and cooking. She loved spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her second husband, Clarence G. Schmidt and her sister, Deanna Holterman in 2001.

She is survived by three daughters, Rhonda Maldonado of Citrus Heights, Calif., Tanya Ray of Manteca, Calif., and Pam Johannes of Merced, Calif.; two sisters, Wilma Johnston of Citrus Heights and Shirley Goodwin of Oakley, Calif.; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were under the direction of Webb-Sanders Funeral Home of Lindsay.

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