April 25, 1957-July 21, 2020
Shari of rural Sterling, NE was child number four of eleven, born to Ray L. Fischer and JoAnn G. (Werner) Fischer in Tecumseh, NE. She died peacefully at home with her soul-mate and Prince Charming at her side. Shari was the Queen of four children who, together gave her 10 grandchildren and, what our God given imaginations tell us, the most incredible reunion and ‘Welcome to Paradise’ a mother could receive. Her grandchildren were her most loved and cherished gifts on Earth. She was joyfully anticipating the arrival of her first great-granddaughter coming in October.
Shari’s love for her siblings was as deep and wide as the ocean. She adored her numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews so very much.
She was a friend to many. She had a special and unique bond with each of them, they were her silver and gold.
Prior to her retirement, she loved the daily opportunity to unite with her work family at NMPP Energy. They all brought brought joy and happiness to her working years.
Beyond family and friends, Shari was a faithful child of God, avid reader, excellent cook, out of this world baker and all together incredible human being with many talents. Always smiling, she enjoyed life on the farm, camping, car rides through the countryside, going to movies, and attending all her grandchildren’s activities and events.
Shari enjoyed life on Earth to the fullest, lived it generously and with no regret.
She was preceded in death by, her infant daughter; parents, Ray Fischer and Jo Ann (Werner) Fischer; sisters, Wanda Sue (Fischer) Dorn and Sarah Jane Fischer; father-in-law, Lowell Schmidt; mother-in-law, Arlene (Harms) Schmidt; sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Schmidt; brother-in-law, Gary Schmidt.
Survived by, loving husband Glen Schmidt; children, Serena and Scott Brauckmuller, Stephanie Hassler, Seth and Kelcy Weiss; grandchildren, Chelby Brauckmuller and Riley Hoy, Rochelle Brauckmuller, Harlee Brauckmuller, Kennedy Hassler, Kayne Hassler, Layton Brauckmuller, Kory Hassler, Remington Weiss and RaynaJo Weiss; siblings, Becky (Calvin) Wilken, Cindy (Galen) Boldt, Lori (Greg) Meyers, Roxanne (Bob) Aitken, Mitzi (Rolley) Aden, Richard Fischer, Todd (Michelle) Fischer, Troy Fischer, Donna (Larry) Rathe and Darla (Cliff) Huff; numerous nieces and nephews.
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