Carrie Lee Schmitz (1952 - 2019)

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Service Information
Funeral Mass
Friday, May 17, 2019
11:00 AM
St. Mary’s Catholic Church
Ridgefield, WA
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CARRIE LEE SCHMITZ
January 13, 1952 ˜ May 7, 2019

Carrie Lee Schmitz, embarked on the greatest journey of all on May 7th, 2019 in Vancouver, WA. After a courageous 5-year battle with pancreatic cancer, Carrie passed peacefully in her sleep. She was born to Betty and Paul Kanooth on Jan. 13th, 1952 in Vancouver, WA. Carrie graduated from Ridgefield High School in 1970.
On Jan. 31, 1990, she began working for the Head Start program where she discovered her passion of Early Childhood Education. Carrie would later go on to get her Bachelors degree from Western Washington University, concentrating on Early Childhood Education. Over the coarse of 25 years in education, Carrie touched so many lives, and will be greatly missed by so many people.
Carrie leaves behind two sons, Allen (Angel) and Clayton Schmitz; and grandchildren, Connor and Liam.
She was preceded in death by her former husband, Kirk Schmitz.
We will be having a funeral Mass at 11:00 a.m., Fri., May, 17 for Carrie Lee Schmitz at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ridgefield, WA.
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Published in The Columbian on May 14, 2019
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