Maureen was the daughter of Tina and Walter Pasko, born September 24, 1942 in Hegewisch, Illinois. Maureen was a 1960 graduate of Roosevelt High School, East Chicago, Ind. She Married Herbert Schmidt on January 26, 1965. That day an amazing storybook life began for the two of them. Maureen held secretarial positions at various jobs and Herb was a teacher of biology. Life could not have been better until their son Michael arrived. The three of them enjoyed a loving home and created a new adventure everyday of their lives gardening, fishing and camping and anything fun. Their door was always opened to family and friends and lots of good times. Herb passed on March 7, 2018 and Maureen joined him on Feb 19, 2020. Left in sorry is son, Michael and Gina,.. Mother, Tina Knox, sister Kathy Hegyes, brother Tom and Barb Pasko. Nieces Heather Hegyes and Erin Conley and great nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Herb Schmidt and niece, Tina Hegyes. Maureen was a member of St. Edwards and the Lowell Womens Club , She also served Meals on Wheels and sang with the group The Traditions. She was a great cook, baker, crafter and gardener. She was a devoted wife and a most awesome mother. She was a wonderful daughter, sister, aunt, friend and generous, kind person to all. Those who knew Maureen were blessed. The last 14 years Maureen was a resident of the Lowell Health Center. We, her family would like to thank those care givers for the respect, kindness and love they showed Maureen all these years. Maureen chose not to have a service. Please to all, remember Maureen in your prayers, as she prayed for you, each day of her life.
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