Dorothy Schmidt

In Loving Memory of Dorothy Schmidt

Dorothy Schmidt, born October 31, 1917, passed away March 25, 2012.Dorothy was an avid gardener and loved to cashier for the Bothell Garden Club Plant Sales, where proceeds were donated to the Bothell Senior Center. Originally from Patoka, Illinois, she graduated from Sandoval High School in 1934 and went on to get her beauty license. Three years later she started her own business, Dorothy’s Hairstyling. She married Paul Schmidt, October 2, 1940 and in 1956 when Paul’s work brought him to Seattle, she drove across country with five kids to reunite the family. Not long after, she again opened her own salon, Dorothy’s Hairstyling overlooking the Kenmore Air Harbor. Two more children were born in Seattle.Dorothy retired in 1982 and was active in both the Lake Forest Park Garden Club and the Bothell Garden Club. Her garden was a sanctuary enjoyed by family, and friends.She is survived by all of her children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be in our hearts forever.Memorials can be made in her name to Habitat for Humanity, Special Olympics, or National MS Society. Contact address: 24318 7th Ave. SE, Bothell, WA 98021. Please sign the online guestbook at www.washelli.com.

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