Terry Lee (Bowes) Schmidt, age 73 of Pine City, left this world peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Terry was born on June 6, 1946, to George and Bette (Simonson) Bowes. Terry grew up in Roseville and attended St. Rose of Lima, Fairview and Ramsey High. She served in the food and drink industry for many decades. Terry developed long friendships on her journey, creating smiles wherever she went.
Terry enjoyed get-togethers, music, fishing and the sunshine. She loved animals and adored her dog lady.
Terry was truly one of a kind, whom everyone will miss greatly. Her smile was like no other and she will always have a special place in our hearts.
Terry is preceded in death by her parents George and Bette; daughter, Shannon; grandson, Tyler; husband, Gary, and sister, Deborah Schroeder.
Terry is survived by her son, Danny (Cheryl); grandchildren, Rhachel Banttari, Jen (Brad) Czech, Rich Czech and Jason Czech; great-grandchildren, Colton, Corbynn, Kaiden, Kendra, Claire, Logan and Donavin; brother, Corey (Cindy) and other nieces, nephews and relatives.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at St. Bridget of Sweden Catholic Church in Lindstrom, with a visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be take place in the Forest Lawn Cemetery in St. Paul. Arrangements are with the Grandstrand Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed online at www.grandstrandfh.com.