Ora Ann Schmidt
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Ora Ann Schmidt, 76, of Akron, OH passed away January 15, 2022 at 10:04 AM with her loving family at her side. She was born April 17, 1945 in Kingsport, TN, the daughter of Ora and Mary Tate (Click). On October 23, 1982, she married David Schmidt. Together they shared 39 years of marriage. In 1951 Ora moved and was raised in Sydney, OH graduating from Sidney High in 1974. For 11 years, 1965-1976 , she was in the Salvation Army where among other activities, she played the trumpet. She was a Data Entry Specialist for Rockwell Automation for 30 years from Oct. 1, 1979 to April 30, 2010. She trained for 2 years with the Salvation Army in New York, then Franklin PA, then to Steubenville, then onto Akron where she met the love of her life and married Dave Schmidt. She loved being a mother to her two beautiful daughters and a grandmother to her two wonderful grand kids. She loved all pets, dogs, bunnies, & fish. She enjoyed going to the casino with her husband. She was preceded in death by her father Ora Tate; mother Mary Tate; sisters Linda Rene Tate, Bessie Jackson, and Sue Calhoun; brothers Ernie and Roy Tate; and children Brian and Samantha Schmidt. She is survived by her husband Dave Schmidt; children Tracy and Jennifer Schmidt; grandchildren Gabriella and David Nichols; sisters Lea Munlenkamp, Carol Hopkins, and Debby Hicks; brothers Will and Larry Tate; and numerous nieces and nephews. Thank you to the Salvation Army and Colonel Jim Reynold for your support. Visitation 11:00-1:00 Wednesday January 26, 2022 with service to follow at Adams Mason Funeral Home 791 E. Market St. Akron, OH 44305 Interment at Greenlawn Cemetery 2580 Romig Rd. Akron, OH 44320 In lieu of flowers please donate to the Humane Society of Summit County. Adams Mason 330-535-9186.