Shari Ann (Fischer) Schmidt
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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Funeral Home assisting is Aspen Mortuary, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. To view an on-line obituary or email condolences please visit Aspen Mortuary’s website at www.aspenaftercare.com.
Condolences for Shari Ann (Fischer) Schmidt
Beautiful Shari… A queen to many! Love the words that so eloquently describe your precious life! I will cherish All our GREAT memories. As we ended each exchange. I love you Sissie!
We are so sorry for your loss
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family during this difficult time. Shari will be deeply missed by many.
We have lost a special friend and heaven has gained a special angel. I will always treasure Shari and Glen’s friendship and the good times we had.
We are so very sorry to hear of Shari’s passing. What a very special lady. Her strong faith always inspired me. Her children were very precious to her. We were so happy that she met and married Glenn. I know she is rejoicing in heaven with all of her dear family and friends. May God comfort all who are grieving her passing.
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all!!!
Gary & Kathy Peters
On behalf of all of the staff at AseraCare Hospice in Beatrice, I would like to express our deepest sympathies to all of Shari’s family, friends and community. She was such a blessing to so many and a source of inspiration as she journeyed through her days in this world. Please be assured of our continued thoughts and prayers as you mourn her passing. May the God of peace be with each of you, bringing you comfort and encouragement as you cherish the memories of such a precious soul.
Oh, Dear Fischer Family,
I am so sorry for yet another loss in your fold, especially so soon after your mama. Please know that I hold you all in my hearts and grieve with you. Shari was one of eleven, but she was one of a kind!!! Xxx
Your cheery voice greeted so many visiting or calling NMPP Energy over the years. I remember waiting for my interview 20+ years ago, you told me it was a special family to belong to, and it truly is. You will be missed, my friend. RIP Shari.
What a friend and what a friend we have in Jesus to see again in the future. I will always treasure and remember Shari’s advice and friendship. To Glenn & Family. I am so sorry for your loss & she loved you all deeply. God bless.
My deepest condolences to Shari’s family. Shari was such a sweet lady who was so very helpful to me over the years at NMPP Energy. She had a great sense of humor, was so very patient and cordial to all of our employees and our members.
Sending prayers to Glen, Shari’s children, and grandchildren. Shari’s loss is so huge to all of them.
Glen and family.
We were so saddened to hear of the passing of Shari. I worked with Shari for many years at NMPP Energy and have since moved to Illinois. The world has lost a ray of sunshine in Shari with her smile, her laugh and her joyful approach to life. We miss her. She will be remembered by hundreds of people that are part of NMPP Energy forever. In this time of great sadness, please be sure to remember some of the funny and happy times that you all spent with Shari.
God Bless Shari Schmidt All our best, Kevin and Jodi Gaden and family Chatham, IL
Shari was truly an amazing lady. I feel blessed to have gotten the opportunity to work with her at NMPP. Her smile was truly infectious and I can still hear her laugh.