Mildred (Mimi) Ruediger Schmidt, 92, of Hermann passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014, surrounded by loving family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 4-8 pm on Thursday, October 23, at Toedtmann and Grosse Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 am, Friday, October 24, at St. Paul United Church of Christ.
Mimi was the only child of Lillie and Connie Ruediger. Born in 1922, she attended the Hermann Public Schools. Her musical education began early in life, under the supervision of her father Connie, a pianist and member of various musical groups in Hermann. Mimi studied music in a St. Louis conservatory where she received her teaching degree. She taught vocal music in the local high school, opened a music studio where she taught generations of pianists and directed the St. Paul Mixed Choir for a decade.