Siv V. Schmidt, 81, of Rockford, IL passed away peacefully March 9, 2023 surrounded by her daughters. She was born in Stockholm, Sweden on May 1, 1941 to parents, Niles and Helga. She came to the United States when she was eighteen years young and it became her home and she made a life for herself. She worked and retired from the Lamb test facility where she met the love of her life, O'Howard Schmidt. She loved spending time with her family and loved ones; it was her favorite thing to do. She had dedicated her life to caring for her family.
Siv is predeceased by her husband and love of her life, O'Howard Schmidt, in 2007; her brother Leif; sisters, Elizabet and Mia. She is survived by her two daughters, Elisabeth Tucker and Katherine Nordstrom; her cherished grandchildren, Amelia Whittemore, Ericka Tucker, Elliana Whittemore (great-granddaughter); and Michael Nordstrom; along with her beloved sisters, Evie and Ylva.
Memorial possibly at a later date to be discussed.
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