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Floretta (Flo) Schmidt

May 23, 1930 ~ April 29, 2022 (age 91)


Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandma, Great Grandma, Sister and Friend, Floretta (Flo) passed away on Friday, April 29, 2022. She was born and raised in South Seattle where she lived until moving to Maple Valley in 1998. She is predeceased by her parents Antonio Cappetto and Rose (Vivolo) Cappetto, husband Theodore (Ted) of 65 years, infant children Lyle and Lorna, and daughter Lucy Donnelly. Also, brother Bert Cappetto, sisters Rose Fait and Virginia Bentley.

She is survived by her children, Linda Podriznik, Lori (Dave) Henderson, Jack (husband to Lucy) Donnelly, Louise (Greg) Bartol, Leslie (Dale) Wentworth, and Ted (Kristie) Schmidt. Her grandchildren Kari, Steven, Shawn, Corey, Trisha (Dan), Mark (Deborah), Michael (Kensey), Kristina (Brian), Brandon (Kyra). Great grandchildren Kevin, Taya, Caden and Myles. Also, her brother Tony (Jill) Cappetto.

She loved going to Reno, as it brought back memories of time spent with Ted there. But most of all she loved the time with her family, especially the holidays. She will be deeply missed by her family and her longtime friends, as well as her new friends she has made over the years.

Funeral Mass to be held at St. Paul Catholic Church, Seattle, on Thursday, May 19th at 10:00 a.m. Celebration of Life Reception at Lake Wilderness Villa Clubhouse, Maple Valley on Thursday, May 19th at 1:00 p.m. Private interment at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The American Cancer Society or Puget Sound Fire - Kent Firefighters Foundation.

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Funeral Mass
May 19, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Paul Catholic Church
10001 57th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98178
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May 19, 2022

1:00 PM
Lake Wilderness Villa Clubhouse
24110 Witte Rd SE
Maple Valley, WA 98038
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